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is "spicy" finally getting spicy?


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is "spicy" finally getting spicy?

EarlyBird | Mar 25, 2014 12:21 PM

Okay, though there still seems far more items on menus described as "spicy" which don't even register on the spiciness scale, is it just me, or is "spicy" really getting a lot spicier?

I was at a brew pub earlier this weekend and got a "spicy" aioli on some fries. "Sure. 'Spicy.'," my mind said. But it was darned hot!

And I just had a burger with green chilis and it blew my mouth off. I did not expect truly spicy chilis. I've noticed other examples of spicy actually getting spicier.

Or does someone's heat tolerance change over the years?

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