Koreans pride themselves on eating some pretty spicy food. Even though not all of it is as spicy as what I’m used to, coming from near the New Orleans area and the home of Tabasco, some of it can really smoke my ears.

I get asked by Koreans regularly, “Can you eat that? Isn’t it too spicy for you?”

We need to remember that chili peppers come from the New World. That’s my turf.

Nonetheless, even though I have been known to enjoy eating a straight raw habanero every now and then, I ain’t squeezin’ no habanero juice in my eye like this guy from Mexico City.!

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