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10 Spiciest Foods in Los Angeles for Hot & Spicy Food Day

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Are you brave enough to try the #2 at Orochon? (Photo by sklathill via Flickr)
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Some like it hot, and some like it really hot. We're talking about food, and in Los Angeles, with our cliched melting pot of cultures representing themselves vociferously in their cuisine, we have the bold flavors of Thailand, Mexico, China, Japan, India, and even the good ol' American South available to taste. Today happens to be "Hot & Spicy Food Day" and in that spirit, the HuffPo put together a list of their picks for the 10 Spiciest Foods in L.A.

Not shocking (mouth-burning heat index notwithstanding) are the inclusion of Jitlada's Dynamite Challenge or Orochon Ramen's Special 2 (we once put local band The Mae Shi up to the test). You'll get a cheap thrill biting into the hot wings at Ye Rustic Inn and Big Wangs, and if you want to feel the burn at home, how about a jar of Phillipe's Mustard?

See what else they picked for their list, and let us know if they missed out on your favorite Hot & Spicy Foods in Los Angeles. Then get thee to your favorite spot tonight and set your mouth on fire. It's the right thing to do.