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All-You-Can-Eat LA Sushi Restaurant Sued For Discrimination

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A man is suing an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant in Los Angeles for discriminating against him for having diabetes. David Martin went to A Ca-Shi Sushi and ordered the all-you-can-eat sushi — but because of his Type 2 diabetes, he only ate the fish and skipped the rice.

Owner Jay Oh had a problem with that, because obviously someone eats the rice will fill up more faster than someone who doesn't and, as he says, "If you only eat the fish, I would go broke." Oh told Martin to eat the rice or order sashimi, and when Martin refused, Oh charged him for a la carte sashimi.

Now Martin is suing for $4,000 because of the "humiliation, embarrassment and mental anguish" he endured.

Martin's attorney says "we are not after money, but a change in A Ca-Shi's thinking and policy," but Martin also offered to drop the suit for a $6,000 payout, so we're not so sure.

· Diabetic's Discrimination Lawsuit Against Restaurant Is Hard to Swallow [LAT]
· All Lawsuit Coverage on Eater [-E-]

A Ca-Shi Sushi

4037 Radford Ave Studio City, CA 91604