Follow us:

+
General Discussion 88

is "spicy" finally getting spicy?

EarlyBird | Mar 25, 201412:21 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?

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›
Log In or Sign Up to comment

Recommended from Chowhound

Plan your meals around fall premieres with TV Guide