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17 Professional Chefs on What They’d Never Order

Reader's Digest Logo By Lindsay Tigar of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 17: When it comes to the delicacy of seafood—specifically the top tier catch of lobster—chef Nick Korbee of Egg Shop in New York City is geographically picky. As he explains, 'I rarely order seafood in landlocked places. It's not about the freshness—it's about respecting the environment more than choosing to eat food that has been FedExed. Fish should swim, not fly.' You should never, ever eat these 15 foods at a restaurant.

Lobster... far from the ocean

When it comes to the delicacy of seafood—specifically the top tier catch of lobster—chef Nick Korbee of Egg Shop in New York City is geographically picky. As he explains, 'I rarely order seafood in landlocked places. It's not about the freshness—it's about respecting the environment more than choosing to eat food that has been FedExed. Fish should swim, not fly.' 
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