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Looking for really spicy foods

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I love spicy food but no one can make it hot enough for me. Maybe I'm a freak but I love the burn. I've been to Orochon Ramen and had their special #2......now that's the kind of heat I'm talking about!

Any suggestions?

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Orochon Ramen
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Ste 303, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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  1. One word...Jitlada. Ask your hostess, Jazz Singsanong, to see the SOUTHERN Thai menu. Enjoy!

    5233 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90027

    1. Go to Ondal 2 and tell them you want it 10/10 on the spicy scale and then get out your terry towels for nose blowing, eye watering and brow wiping.

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      Ondal 2
      4566 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

      1. I don't remember the name, but there is a sushi place, I believe on Van Nuys blvd that is suppose to make really spicy sushi. Some where you have to sign a release. East India Grill on LaBrea makes these spicy wings, and they will make them as spicy as you want.

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        East India Grill
        345 N La Brea Ave Ste A, Los Angeles, CA 90036

        1. I second Jitlada. At the bottom of the authentic Southern Thai menu, you'll find "The Spicy Challenge". I tried to order it the first time I went there, but I listened to our waitress and ordered the next spiciest dish, which she said was a 5 on a scale of 1-10. It was by far the hottest dish I've ever eaten, which caused sweat to pour forth from my face and scalp, followed shortly thereafter by a terrible case of the hiccups. With the spicy challenge dishes rated at a 10, I can't begin to fathom a dish twice as hot as what I ate. Give it a try and report back to us...

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          Jitlada
          5233 1/2 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

          1. try akbar indian. they have a chili meter (1-5) and if you ask them to make it a 5 (and say you know that 5 is really really spicy), you can get some good spicy food. the vindaloo, obviously, is very spicy. but they also have a dish called prawns madras that they make up to a 5 and it is really good. the spice meter can be hit or miss. but i feel like it's that way everywhere (even jitlada where i have never been able to get really spicy food no matter how hard i ask).

            btw-this comment is only for santa monica and mdr locations.

            the suicide wings at hogies and wings are pretty spicy.

            http://www.hoagiesandwings.com/

            and, there's always the red sauce at king taco! killer. the green is good too - but not quite as hot

            http://www.kingtaco.com/

            http://www.akbarcuisineofindia.com/