Tag: hot sauce

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

| February 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sriracha and other spicy condiments make us feel so good, even when they burn so bad. So what’s going on in our tongues? A video breaks down the beloved hot sauce into its molecular components.

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Hot in the Kitchen with Chef Ben De Vries

Hot in the Kitchen with Chef Ben De Vries

| June 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

Mary Ladd interviews Chef Ben De Vries, chef-owner at Luella, a Russian Hill restaurant that is celebrating its “seven year itch” with specials on chicken and ribs and bottles of wine. Chef De Vries dishes on why he makes La Venganza hot sauce, and what he’s up to in the kitchen.

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