Most Incendiary Mouthful - 2001
El Maguey Y La Tuna
I'm not sure if you're a fan of the Mexican tripe soup called pancita, but EL MAGUEY Y LA TUNA serves the hottest version I've ever encountered. The brick-red broth boasts at least a half dozen dried chiles, creating a taste so fiery that you'll need to allocate three bottles of Negra Modelo for a single bowl of soup. As a bonus, this joint features the city's best cheese-stuffed chiles relleno, served only when fresh poblanos are available.