Today's Special: A Guy Allegedly Sprayed AXE in His Mouth to Get Out of a DUI
Plus, an elementary school experienced a Vomitpocalypse after kids ate “large amounts” of spicy chips and "fruit-flavored liquid."
Can Too Much Spicy Food Ruin Your Taste Buds? I Asked a Chile Expert
As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
A Brief Taxonomy of All the Different Ways that Korean Food Can Be Spicy
There are nuanced distinctions between irritatingly spicy, deliciously spicy, or refreshingly spicy.
Man Orders Extra Spicy Pad Thai, Receipt Promises He'll 'Regret Being Born'
His terrifying receipt for the pad Thai, which has gone viral on Reddit, has the word 'spicy' on it 17 times.
Cover Everything In This Fiery Habanero Hot Sauce
It's spicy as hell, perfectly balanced, and good enough to eat by the spoonful.
Pregnant Women Are Claiming that Eating Taco Bell Can Induce Labor
Apparently, pregnant women who are ready for their kids to just be born already should stop Googling “WHEN CAN I HAVE THIS BABY WTF” and head on down to Taco Bell.
Molecules Left on Your Phone Screen Can Reveal Whether You Like Spicy Food
What do the molecules on your iPhone say about your preference for sriracha?
Shishito Peppers Are the Perfect Snack Regardless of Your Spice Tolerance
If your spice tolerance doesn't align with your dining companions, shishito peppers are the perfect compromise. They’ve got all the flavor of a chili but none of the kick.
The Spiciest Night of My Life with Canada's Hottest Man
I spent one night with Claude Dubé, the self-proclaimed chilihead and award-winning hot sauce masochist, who can tolerate up to 16 million Scoville units, a.k.a. the hottest of the hot on the spice spectrum.
Here’s Why Water Is the Worst Thing to Drink With a Spicy Meal
A new video released by the American Chemical Society explains exactly why drinking water after you eat spicy food is pretty much the worst thing you can do.
This Ex-Marine Now Makes Some of LA's Juiciest Fried Chicken
"I approached this thing the way I would approach anything else as a Marine: I made a plan, I came up with some possible procedures, which in this place meant recipes—and I executed. This is the Marine perspective."
How Eating Spicy Foods Can Help You Cheat Death
A seven-year study has found that regularly eating chili peppers can reduce your risk of early death by about 14 percent. Bring on the Cholula.