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Jun 21, 2007 03:30 AM

Hottest / Most spicy food?

Where is the most piquant restaurant food in our fair city, and which dish (es) will set off my capsium meter?

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    1. re: Mike F

      Thanks for that link, I love hot!!
      The green salsa at a Taquria Arnadas in Round rock-is hot, but so flavorful!

      1. re: familyof3

        That was an interesting thread.

        The Pud Cha isn't Mam's hottest thing, or at least, it wasn't several years ago. At the UT location only, they had a special that was basically six stars. Eating it first made my mouth explode with fire, and then my tongue went numb. My lips and the skin around them felt like they had been stung by wasps. My sinuses emptied, and my eyes teared up uncontrollably. By far the hottest thing that I've ever consumed in Austin.

        By comparison, the Pud Cha is a simple snack. Heck, sometimes the Pud Cha isn't even "5 star" spicey.

    2. The Tiger Cry at Satay had my hubby sweating and tearing up... and he lives for spicey!!!

      And after reviewing the menu, it's not the spiciest item:

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      1. re: Rene

        Love this thread as I love insanely hot food. Time to try Satay!

        1. re: Chicago Wine Geek

          Before you do that, you should know that Satay has some of the blandest Thai food I have ever eaten. I'm not just talking about heat, which I'm sure you can ask them to add. But the complex deep flavors usually found in Thai food were not there for me.

      2. This thread should help you out quite a bit on your quest:

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        1. re: jwynne2000

          Along the same lines, here's another on the hottest table salsa in Austin: