Sriracha Sauce: A Love Story

Sriracha Sauce: A Love Story

Sriracha Sauce has acquired what could be called a cult following. Cookbooks, memorabilia and even a documentary have been dedicated to the Vietnamese-style sauce that some say they put on everything. In its 33 year history, the wildly popular spicy condiment has grown into an $80 million business. However, little is known about the history […]

The Sriracha Apocalypse: Huy Fong Foods Is in the Hot Seat

The Sriracha Apocalypse: Huy Fong Foods Is in the Hot Seat

The Internet is astir again as Sriracha lovers are biting their nails. Doomsday is suspected to be closer than expected. America’s favorite hot sauce factory Huy Fong Foods has been denounced a public nuisance, and with its ill-fated future, fears of the Sriracha apocalypse are nigh. For those concerned, it is the quintessential rooster hot […]

Sriracha: The Pleasure of Pain

Sriracha:  The Pleasure of Pain

For the uninitiated, sriracha is a popular hot sauce. Made from a mixture of peppers, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic, it first became popular in the United States in the late 1990s through Los Angeles street food. The popularity of the sauce grew exponentially when popular chain restaurants, such as Applebee’s and P.F. Chang’s, began […]