Fugu, a fish both deadly and delicious
Newsday.com,—-Last week, I ate the deadliest fish in the world.
Fugu, also known as blowfish or puffer, can kill within the hour if it is not properly cleaned and prepared. Despite its reputation for peril, it is highly prized because it is a sweet and delicious fish.
On Long Island, only one restaurant is licensed to sell fugu, Shiro of Japan in Carle Place, owned by Hiro Ishikawa and partners….
“There is a money-back guarantee,” Ishikawa said with a puckish grin, before I sampled Shiro’s five-course, $150 fugu menu. “If you die, I give you money back.”...more…
I’ve eaten fugu many times and I’ll even go for the more dangerous bits like the liver. Love it. Read my tale of Fugu fun here in the comments: Dinner of Death VS Death for Dinner