"I tried to take the bone out, but I felt metal with my tongue, and had blood all over my hand," he told Laodong Daily.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors removed a 1cm fish hook from his tongue. A hospital spokesman said: "He should recover soon, but his eating will be restricted for the next few days."
The Chinese restaurant has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of compensation to Mr Pei. Link