Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Hot and Spicy Foods"

  (5 restaurants)     Aired on: January 18, 2016 
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Liuzza's By The Track
1518 N Lopez St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 218-7888
liuzzasnola.com
  • Spicy Gumbo
    combines cajun gumbo (darker roux w/ chicken/andouille) & crole gumbo (tomato-based w/ seafood), but spicy; looks good
4.0 out of 5
179 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods)
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Pepperfire Hot Chicken
1000 Gallatin Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 582-4824
pepperfirechicken.com...
  • Tender Royale
    Pepper Jack cheese sandwich battered, dredged & deep-fried, then topped w/ hot (spicy) chicken tenders; if you want HOT, order XX-Hot
4.0 out of 5
402 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods); #23 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); cozy joint specializing in Nashville-style hot fried chicken; specialize in fried chicken offering in varying degrees of hotness: Southernfied, Light Mild, Mild, Medium, Hot, X-Hot & XX-Hot; moved from original airing location (2821 Gallatin Pike)
3
Slater's 50/50 - Pasadena
61 N Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 765-9700
https://slaters5050.com/l...
  • Bacon Brownie
    double layer of brownies separated by candied bacon & chocolate ganache; served a la mode
  • 50 Alarm Burger
    50/50 patty (50% beef, 50% Chorizo) topped w/ ghost-pepper Colby jack cheese, habanero jam, sliced jalapeno & habanero cheese poppers; need to sign waiver of liability & make you wear gloves while eating
4.0 out of 5
2895 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods)
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Miss Lily's
132 W Houston St
New York, NY 10012
(646) 588-5375
www.misslilysnyc.com...
  • Jerk Chicken Wings
    scotch bonnet-based jerk marinated & grilled
3.5 out of 5
787 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods); Caribbean beach shack atmosphere
5
Papalote Mexican Grill
3409 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 970-8815
www.papalote-sf.com...
  • Triple Threat Burrito
    achiote marinated chicken breast, grilled prawns & tangy carne asada topped w/ guacamole & their signature salsa; looks good
  • Triple Threat Burrito
    chicken in achiote-based sauce, shrimp in pod chile sauce, carne asada in w/ rice, beans, pico de gallo & choice of tortilla; topped w/ roasted tomato salsa
3.5 out of 5
2065 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods); Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost; one of the 10 great places to bite into a big burrito (USA Today); signature salsa is available for mail-order
 Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Hot and Spicy Foods"  (5 restaurants)     Aired on: January 18, 2016