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Chef Bee Responds to 50 Eggs Lawsuit: I Was "Kunkeled"

Round two has just started in the match that pits Chef Bee and Oishi Thai against John Kunkel and 50 Eggs.

Piyarat Potha Arreeratn, better known as Chef Bee, has responded to a lawsuit filed against him and his restaurant Oishi Thai on August 27, 2013 by former employer 50 Eggs Restaurant Company LLC. In June, 2012, Chef Bee was hired as executive chef at Khong River House, a restaurant specializing in Thai street food owned by 50 Eggs. About six months after the restaurant opened, Bee abruptly resigned from his position and returned full-time to his family-owned restaurant Oishi Thai in North Miami.

See also: 50 Eggs Sues Chef Bee, Claims He Broke "Out in Hives if He Had to Cook"

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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