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Starved For Heat: The Rising Appeal Of Spicy Food Challenges

Starved For Heat: The Rising Appeal Of Spicy Food Challenges

Years ago food challenges were mainly reserved for the occasional festival or county fair. It was the time when brave contenders showed how much they could eat, how fast they could eat, or simply how spicy of food they could tolerate. Next came shows such as “Man v. Food” when viewers tuned in to watch the host devour massive plates of food in just one setting, including some extra spicy selections such as atomic hot wings, habanero cheese fritters, and habanero-topped hot wings.

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