Hot Sauce Makes Everything Better, Even Beer

Even though I've never chased a sip of creamy beer with a a few squirts of cock sauce, I know Sriracha is going to make it better. Hot sauce makes everything better. Just to make sure, though, I poured myself a glass of Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer. » 1/09/15 5:00pm 1/09/15 5:00pm

Video: Inside the factory that makes Sriracha

Sriracha, the hot sauce God would ask for if he ate on Earth, is still made from the same recipe when it first started decades ago. Only the chilis are hotter now. And the sauce is more popular. And the production is much, much larger. Hypebeast took a tour of the giant factory that makes Sriracha in the video below. » 1/07/15 12:40am 1/07/15 12:40am

Nobody has any idea who drew the Sriracha rooster logo

Sriracha hot chili sauce isn't just a condiment, it's a food nerd culture movement, and the nuclear red goop's rooster logo serves both as visual shorthand and a nickname—"rooster sauce." But nobody knows who first penned that iconic cock, not even the man who founded the company. » 10/03/14 12:40pm 10/03/14 12:40pm

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The Science of Sriracha

Lollipops, popcorn, hell, even lip balm—there is very little that isn't made better with a shake of Sriracha. In this video, though, the American Chemical Society explains the science behind why the sauce is just so damn good. » 2/25/14 3:40am 2/25/14 3:40am

Sriracha, Shade, and Other Cities: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

It's time for another edition of What's Ruining Our Cities! This week: a factory that pepper-sprays its neighborhood, Canada's favorite crack-smoking mayor, dreary urban shadows, and rural towns banding together to secede from their big-city brethren. » 11/01/13 5:21pm 11/01/13 5:21pm

Breaking: Subway Is Experimenting With Creamy Sriracha Sauce to Spice…

Subway is reportedly experimenting with a "creamy Sriracha sauce" at select locations in California. Yes, you heard correctly, Subway might be taking a bold stride in defiance of those in America who would keep our food bland and boring, » 1/02/13 5:20pm 1/02/13 5:20pm

Sriracha Lip Balm: A Christmas Gift for Masochists in Your Life

Sriracha makes most things better, including popcorn and lollipops. But the latest addition to the Sriracha camp—lip balm—might just be a step too far for most people. » 12/14/12 5:17am 12/14/12 5:17am

Sriracha Popcorn: Genius or MegaGenius?

You can put Sriracha on anything—eggs, sandwiches, noodles. It would probably even make human flesh taste delicious. Now The Oatmeal teamed up with food purveyor JD's to marry the scrumptious hot sauce with popcorn. Nobel Committee, are you paying attention? » 8/14/12 6:20pm 8/14/12 6:20pm

If You Like Hot Sauce, This Might Change Your Life

Hot sauce, adored worldwide as a way of numbing your mouth into liking something, is a modern kitchen staple. And Sriracha, the iconic red rooster magic juice, is perhaps king of hot sauces. What if you could spray it? » 6/01/12 11:20am 6/01/12 11:20am