TITLE

DANGEROUSLY DELICIOUS

AUTHOR(S)
Voelker, Jessica
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Washingtonian Magazine;Feb2012, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of sushi chef Jason Zheng to offer puffer fish or fugu, a fish known for containing poison said to be 20 times as lethal as cyanide, at the Washington D.C. eatery, Hamilton.
ACCESSION #
71045721

 

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