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HOTTEST hot pepper for sale at Astoria Bodega

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HOTTEST hot pepper for sale at Astoria Bodega

fotaq | Aug 9, 2010 04:58 PM

The generally unremarkable Bangladeshi (or Indian, or Pakistani) Bodega on 31st Street just north of the 30 Ave Subway Stop (east side of street) -- which does, finally sell beer -- has some of the ab-so-lute-ly hottest peppers for sale. Last night they were laid out on a Hindi newspaper by the register. Fifty cents each. "They better be hot," said, I, with attitude. Then I bit just the teeniest little tip of the end of one.

Wow! I've never had anything like it (and this despite the fact I buy random hot pepper I come across)

I've since identified this crazy pepper as Bhut Jolokia.

Buy them while you can. But be careful. No joke.

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