There’s an art to making irresistibly spicy food — a skillful layering of flavors that coaxes the very best from chiles and spices. This careful balance of heat enhances every ingredient surrounding it without ever dominating the plate or overwhelming the palate. From Sichuan-style fried chicken to a one-of-a-kind Thai-American hamburger and Korean rice cakes, here now are the 17 spiciest dishes in Los Angeles.
Restaurants are located in geographic order, from north to south. In mid-November, LA County officials mandated the closure of outdoor dining; restaurants on this list continue to offer takeout and/or delivery only. Please check the Los Angeles Public Health website for the latest guidance on visiting restaurants.Read More