When it comes to dry chiles, the smaller it is, the bigger the kick. Sure anchos and guajillos have great depth of nutty flavor and make great everyday sauces, but you're not going to lift a bland bowl of soup into pore-cleansing sweaty heat by crushing one into it; you grab a fiery red Chiltepin, o ... More >>
Courtesy Lefty Karropoulos
Gaze upon this burger and despair.
Limelight's executive chef, Lefty Karropoulus will make a deal with you. Finish his pound-and-a-half burger in 20 minutes or less and he will rename it after you.
The catch is that both the patty and one of the sauces topping the ... More >>
Beer: Fade to Black Volume 3Brewer: Left Hand Brewing Co. Style: Pepper PorterABV: 7.2 percent
Dusk inside a shadowy bar. A snifter filled to the brim with sable liquid is placed before a thirsty patron. It seems at first glance to be a standard porter, but when ... More >>
The Lava Wing Challenge
The average person's stomach can hold about a liter of food, or close to two pounds' worth. But who wants to be average? All over town, restaurants are offering up contests of confection, defying brave eaters to ingest more food than they should eat in a week - ... More >>