Hot Ceviche Confuses Top Chef's Jeff McInnis

"I don't understand, ya'll!"

ZOMG, ya'll! Did you watch last night's Super Bowl edition of Top Chef? Poor Jeff McInnis got the boot. We feel for him. The chef from the DiLido Beach Club at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach couldn't wrap his head around why the judges preferred season 2's Josie Smith-Malave's warm ceviche over his rock shrimp ceviche with sangria ice.

In the end, it came down to cocky Finnish chef Stephan, doesn't-like-acid-with-his-cheese Fabio and McInnis, who looked like he was about to cry, ya'll. How sad! But that cold-hearted (but sexy) bitch, Padma, told McInnis to "pack his knives, and go home."

We feel so much for him that we are offering to come down to the DiLido Beach Club and judge for ourselves whether he should have gone home. How about it McInnis?

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as and He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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