Spiciest Food in the World
Some like it hot and some like it really hot. This one goes out to all of you heat seekers out there. We've devised a list of the spiciest, most capsicum-laced foods on the planet. Go out into the world and make us proud, you numb-tongued adventurers.
Widower Curry: Bindi Restaurant — Grantham, England
How hot is this ominously named curry? People have actually been known to hallucinate after eating it. Really.
Via: The Sun
The 4 Horsemen Burger: Chunky's — San Antonio
You are probably reading this right now and wondering how a burger made this list. Well, this particular burger is topped with jalapenos, serrano chiles, a habanero sauce and the infamous ghost chile. Since its inception, only four people have managed to take it down.
Via: Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Fire in Your Hole Wings: Munchies 420 Cafe — Sarasota, Fla.
These wings are so infamously hot that the cafe will put your picture on the wall when you inevitably fail to finish your plate. They call it the "wall of shame."
Via: Man V. Food on Travel Channel
Abiko Curry's "Best of the Best": Abiko Curry — Seoul, South Korea
The "Best of the Best" should change its name to "Hottest of the Hot," as this curry dish promises to make you sweat after just one spoonful.
World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail: St. Elmo Steak House — Indianapolis
Surprised to see a shrimp cocktail on this list? Even more surprising is this dish is completely devoid of peppers. The spice comes from a massive amount of horseradish.
Via: Wine and Spirit Travel
Buldak (Fire Chicken): Various pubs throughout South Korea
Buldak, or fire chicken, is a popular staple of South Korean pub culture. It's essentially barbecued chicken that is soaked in ultra-hot chile sauce. It goes down great with a beer, or plenty of milk.
Sichuan Huo Guo (Hot Pot): Various Sichuan kitchens
This dish, commonly prepared in the Sichuan region of China, is true to its name. It's an ever-evolving pot of goodies, filled to the brim with mouth-numbing Sichuan pepper oil.
Via: Global Cuisine
Phaal Curry: Brick Lane Curry House — N.Y.C.
This famously hot dish comes with a disclaimer that it's "an excruciatingly hot curry, more pain and sweat than flavor!" You can't say you weren't warned.
Via: Brick Lane Curry House
The Saltdean Sizzler Pizza: Paul's Pizza — Brighton, England
The world's spiciest pizza is also one of the world's spiciest foods. This cheesy behemoth is oozing with fiery ghost peppers. Be careful at this pizza party.
Via: World Record Academy
Jitlada's Dynamite Spicy Challenge: Jitlada Restaurant — Los Angeles, CA
The infamous ghost chile makes another appearance at this L.A. Thai food hot spot. This is the hottest item on the menu at a restaurant that is known for bringing the heat. As a warning on the menu dictates, "if you don’t eat spicy food do not order this!"
Via: My Last Bite