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Sushi Buyer Beware

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    Sushi Buyer Beware
    Does this look yummy? It could kill you.

    Sushi Zen is cautiously preparing that foodie-cred staple, blowfish, till the end of February.

    Chef Toshio Suzuki says fugu isn't the only potentially harmful thing on the menu:

    "Eating too much of one thing can cause problems in any diet. In the example of actor Jeremy Piven, he said he eats sushi (probably mainly tuna) twice a day. That is too much. In Japan, sushi is considered to be a delicacy and not a common household food. On average a person would have sushi twice a month, or once a week at most." [Gothamist]

    Previously on NYmag.com's Grub Street...