Video: People Reacting to Eating Hot Peppers at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo


The second annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo went off at the Penn Plaza Pavilions over the weekend, and over the course of two days, pepper fiends tasted their way through tongue-tickling, sweat-inducing bottlings, some so fearsomely hot, they caused eaters to have intensely dramatic reactions (we watched more than one person crouch in a corner and put their head between their knees after braving a drop of some brands; they’d stand up pale, sweaty, and dizzy-looking).


Read more: The NYC Hot Sauce Expo Was Weird and Wonderful.

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