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Most people don’t know the Scoville Scale. So what does a cook really know when someone says, “I like my food on the spicey side.” Or, “I don’t like things too spicey.”
Is the person who wrote this review not a big fan of spicey food, or is this meal just over the top.
Korean Suicide Burrito at John’s Snack & Deli (San Francisco)
The Korean Suicide Burrito at John’s Snack & Deli in San Francisco, made with Chinese, Mexican, and Korean peppers, almost turned food blogger Foodysseus into an infant: “I can only barely begin to describe this harrowing experience without succumbing to my most heartfelt desire to curl up into a fetal position and cry for my mommy. Each bolus was like a pitch-soaked rock from a flaming catapult assaulting the failing fortress of my constitution. My nose ran, my eyes watered, my pores leaked sweat, and my esophagus had somehow learned to strangle itself.”