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Spicy Foods

Biting the Big Apple: A Tour of Manhattan's Street Cuisine

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.14.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If you want to know New York, get to know its street cuisine. I learned it early. Growing up in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, I would get a lunch of two hot dogs in steam-soft rolls from the guy who set up his stainless-steel pushcart on the corner of 17th Street every morning, rain or shine, Saturdays and holidays, summer-fall-winter-spring.

Men Who Like Spicy Food Have Higher Testosterone Levels

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.19.2014 | Science

If you want to figure out how "alpha" your man is, try taking him out for something spicy. According to a new French study, men who prefer hotter food...

The Best Hot Sauce: The Official Epicurious Taste Test

Epicurious | Posted 12.15.2014 | Taste

What we found is that, across the board, our hot sauce preferences lean towards a blend of smoky, spicy, and vinegary flavors.

12 Ways Your Obsession With Spicy Food Can Help Make You Invincible

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste

Your favorite mouth-numbing hot sauces and peppers can help protect your eyesight, ward against cancer and help you stay in shape.

This Is What Happens When You Eat The World's Hottest Chili Pepper

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

It took me 21.85 seconds to consume three Carolina Reapers, the world's hottest chilis.

5 Huge Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods

Posted 03.01.2014 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Surprise! They can help slim you down, clear your mind and -- a whole lot more. They Can Kickstart -- and Keep Up -- Any Diet ...

Your Personality May Determine Whether You Like Spicy Foods, Research Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

Like bungee jumping? What about scuba diving, or caving? You may be a thrill seeker, and possibly more likely than the average Joe to tuck into some s...

WATCH: Boy's Hilarious Reaction To Spicy Pepper

Posted 07.05.2012 | Parents

It's a full 11 seconds between this little boy's first bite of a spicy pepper and the instant his face registers the resulting discomfort. But once he...

Foods So Spicy You Need A Waiver

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

There are two kinds of spicy foods: the kind people eat for pleasure, because the heat makes the food taste good, and the kind that people can really ...

America's Spiciest Dishes

The Daily Meal | Posted 01.14.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

Some dishes feature spices, bold or subtle, that together create nuanced flavor profiles. Forget them. This is about the dark side of spices.