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US falls for sushi burrito

Just a fad? Even Starbucks has put the item on its menu

The Sumo Crunch pairs shrimp tempura with ginger guacamole and Sriracha aioli. (Photo by Elisabeth Rosen)

NEW YORK -- It was a line of customers snaking into Sushirrito, a year-old restaurant in New York's Flatiron District, that first caught Shireen's attention. In a city packed with restaurants, long lines signal something worth waiting for. In this case, it turned out to be a dish that to Shireen sounded "interesting and unique": sushi burritos -- big, uncut rolls of sushi.

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