Cafe Society

Guess where I'm eating the spiciest food I've ever put in my mouth?

I'd been warned on more than one occasion to proceed with caution, that despite my ability to handle the heat, I'd meet my match if I dared to go head-to-head with what the owner of this restaurant calls the "hottest curry in the country." I scoffed, insistent that I'd have no problem with the burn. Oh, was I wrong. Very, very, very wrong. I can pop an habanero pepper in my mouth and shrug, and I have a stash of ghost chiles at home that I use liberally, but the chile-intensive curry that I had last night nearly sent me to my grave. I couldn't manage more than a bite or two, and for a good twenty minutes, I wasn't even sure if my tongue was still in tact. But there are people, says the owner, who lick the bowl clean...and never break a sweat. I, on the other hand, am now lettered as a bona fide wimp.

Can you guess where I'm eating?

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Lori Midson
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