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mexico

This Class Is Entirely Dedicated to the History of Mexican Chiles

“We realized that most customers had no idea of the names and varieties of chiles, so we decided to share our knowledge."
Claudia Alarcón
9.14.18
Recipe

Mango Pickle Recipe (Avakkai Pickle)

Sweet-spicy pickled green mangoes are the perfect accompaniment to everything from rice and dal to grilled cheese.
Nikhita Venugopal
8.8.18
Recipe

Vegan Mapo Tofu

All the face-melting spice, none of the meat.
Julian Denis
4.12.18
Recipe

Wontons in Chili Oil (Hongyou Chaoshou)

Throw these wontons in a soup or eat them fresh out of the pot with a drizzle of chili oil.
Carolyn Phillips
2.10.18
Ice Cream

Makers of 'World's Most Dangerous Ice Cream' Say It's 500 Times Hotter Than Tabasco

It also supposedly makes you, like, horny?
Mayukh Sen
2.6.18
appetizers

How-To: Make Queso

Courtney McBroom, a native Texan, believes that one of the best things to come from her home state is queso, a gooey concoction of processed cheese, pico de gallo, avocado, and cilantro.
Courtney McBroom
1.15.18
Science

Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.
Jessica Thompson
1.6.18
Mexican Food

How-To: Make Tamales with Wes Avila

Not all of us are lucky enough to live near a great Mexican restaurant, so we enlisted the help of Guerrilla Tacos owner Wesley Avila to show us how to make top-notch tamales at home.
Wesley Avila
12.28.17
spicy

News Anchor Keeps Her Cool as Colleague Suffers Through #OneChipChallenge

She didn't break a sweat. He could barely speak.
Mayukh Sen
11.29.17
Action Bronson

How-To: Make the World's Best Sandwich with Action Bronson

While a regular butcher's sandwich usually consist of some meat on bread with very little garnish, this version is as over-the-top as the man showing you how to make it.
Action Bronson
11.26.17
washington dc

A Suburban Gas Station Serves Some of DC's Best Korean Food

Seoul Food in Wheaton, MD just might be the only place in America where you can eat kimchi chili and vegan bibimbap while you're filling up your tank.
Ananya Bhattacharyya
11.17.17
Make this

A Mountain of Himalayan Spicy Lamb Noodles Will Keep You Warm This Winter

Bring your noods to Himalayan heights of heat.
Munchies Staff
10.25.17