Dear Trick Daddy: Please Open a Restaurant

Where has T double D been? Yes, yes Miami's maestro of trill had a recent run-in with the law over cocaine, gun possession and driving with a suspended license. But more importantly the hometown hero has been putting in work in the kitchen. This explains the recent weight gain. But fool, shut up.

Trick's Instagram account is packed with more videos of conch, fried cornbread and grits than a White Owl is with stinky hydro on a Sunday night. His account is the long-hidden French Culinary Institute of soul food and it's all free. What's more, though, Trick is no amateur. He can cook for the whole crew or just some phat-assed dime piece the morning after.

Here are just a few videos that prove the man is ready to be Miami's next hot chef. If you're sitting on a pile of a cash, you might want to get involved.

Welcome to key west by way of Miami

A video posted by KingDingaLing (@trickdaddydollars) on

You want local seafood? Trick's got local seafood.

Maurice's mumbo gumbo

A video posted by KingDingaLing (@trickdaddydollars) on

Trick knows you don't need a special occasion to eat well.

Worlds famous conch fritters

A video posted by KingDingaLing (@trickdaddydollars) on

Two words: Knife skills.

The aftermath coming soon

A video posted by KingDingaLing (@trickdaddydollars) on

Mis en place for life.

Shit almost done

A video posted by KingDingaLing (@trickdaddydollars) on

Trick would never compromise on quality.

@tightaloso3000 @boocoobangbang @moonyssmokehouse @crabman305 @bigrushelite

A video posted by KingDingaLing (@trickdaddydollars) on

Dedicated to training the conch and wing slingers of the future.

Here's the deal Trick. Open a spot. I'll be there, washing dishes, tenderizing the conch, and cleaning the blue crab. Miami needs this.

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Zachary Fagenson became the New Times Broward-Palm Beach restaurant critic in 2012 before taking up the post for Miami in 2014. He also works as a correspondent for Reuters.
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