heartburn

Asking for a friend

Is Your Insane Hot Sauce Habit Destroying Your Stomach?

Or your butthole?
Patia Braithwaite
7.7.17
heartburn

The 'World's Hottest Curry' Made Me Hallucinate

I ate a plate of hot chilies stuffed with even hotter chilies and slathered in chili sauce. You'd be hard-pressed to find something spicier outside of a can of pepper spray.
Mitch Syrett
10.28.15
LOUISIANA

I Didn’t Get Heartburn at the Tabasco Factory

I'd always wanted to visit the Tabasco’s headquarters so I made the pilgrimage to Avery Island, where the hot stuff factory sits in the middle of a swamp.
Sarah Baird
5.21.14
Food

The 'World's Hottest Curry' Made Me Hallucinate

I could try to work out the overall level on the Scoville scale, but the bottom line is that this was a plate of fucking hot chilies stuffed with even hotter chilies and slathered in chili sauce. You'd be hard-pressed to find something spicier outside...
Mitch Syrett
3.18.14
food porn

Those Buffalo Wings from Last Year’s Super Bowl Gave Me an STD

Dear reader, I ate her. She hung out in that unreal zone between crispy skin and moist meat. The burning continued and I didn’t want it stop. I yearned for burn, blew my wad, waded with an orange warrior grimace, into the burn.
Joshua David Stein
2.1.14
Food

Those Buffalo Wings from Last Year’s Super Bowl Gave Me an STD

Dear reader, I ate her. She hung out in that unreal zone between crispy skin and moist meat. The burning continued and I didn’t want it stop. I yearned for burn, blew my wad, waded with an orange warrior grimace, into the burn.
Joshua David Stein
1.31.14
heartburn

How I'm Dealing with the Sriracha Ban

Huy Fong Foods, the company that produces the popular hot sauce, can't make more until mid-January, so a vodka company stepped up to the plate by producing Sriracha-flavored vodka. That liquor sounds like a bad idea wrapped in a marketing gimmick...
VICE Staff
1.8.14
Dealer's Choice

High on Hot Chlorophyll

Almost all of what's labelled wasabi is a cheap, pre-mixed concoction of green food coloring, horseradish, and Japanese hot mustard. Real wasabi, a.k.a <i>wasabia japonica</i>, is harder to get than high-quality heroin—but food dealer...
Munchies Staff
1.3.14