José Andrés, Eddie Huang, and Danny Serfer Gossip Over Frozen Cosmos (Updated)

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Welcome to our newest series called Short Order's Weekly Bites. (Tentative name) Every Thursday, we'll use Short Order's highly scientific formula to bring you the five most important restaurant industry figures of the week.

The formula, which we cannot disclose unless you have in your possession a vile of the blood of a Megasus, is top secret.

Just like momma's best recipes.

5. José Andrés

Andres pissed some Twitter folk off after Tweeting a graphic photo of dead game. He captioned with the explanation that those were the fruits of a laborious hunt, then threw a WTF curveball at everyone when he responded to everyone's disapproval. It went something like 'I'm sorry I posted a picture of a bunch of slaughtered animals -- hopefully now you'll care about child hunger.' WHAT?! Yeah. Child hunger. We want to end child hunger too. But we don't use bad scapegoat tactics to do it.

4. Eddie Huang

New York chef and author and overall rebel, Eddie Huang, threw out some love to Miami from his show Fresh Off The Boat. The Magic City is the star attraction in three episodes and Huang's explanation for that? "I watch porn and I watch news. I want to know what these girls are like." Yes, Mr. Huang. Because all young women from Miami are either looking for a spotlight in the news or the nearest "Bang Here" sticker. At least his restaurant picks half made up for the stereotype.

3.Danny Serfer

You know what sucks? Being robbed. You know what sucks even more? Being robbed at work. And what beats that? Chairs. Pranksters and/or pathetic thieves robbed Blue Collar's patio chairs in the middle of the night on February 11. Serfer Tweeted the news and offered a generous award for anyone with information of the missing furniture. Let's dissect this carefully, though: If one chooses to rob a popular restaurant, wouldn't the cash box be the ideal thing to steal? Set your sights a little higher next time, Chair Thieves. Not only is it an inconvenience to the BC team, but it's an embarrassment to your mothers.

2. Dena Marino

Marino's reppin' for all the ladies in the restaurant industry. After New Times' stellar review of her Italian restaurant MC Kitchen, she's officially been dubbed the new queen of the Design District. After a stint with Danny DeVito and alleged "illegalities," she's come back with vengeance for the Miami food scene. Her kitchen bad-assery is masked by a sweet smile an a pink chef's coat. Don't underestimate Marino, people. Homegirl might be the city's newest superhero.

1. Karlie Tomica

Twenty- year old Tomica took quite the spill in late Juanary when she allegedly struck and killed Terrazza's executive Chef Stefano Riccioletti. Since the night of the accident, the self-proclaimed "party princess" has been revealed to be three times over the legal limit -- not to mention she's underaged. And a bartender. Several lawsuits have been filed against the bar where Tomica worked at Nikki Beach. She gets our number one spot not out of glory, but pure shame.

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