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The Hot Seat


Step right up folks! Take a dive deep into the jungle of heat via the sweating bullet train.

 The verdict is in and you, my friend, are in the hot seat- literally- guilty as charged. Luckily, for your sake, the consequences are short lived. A fireball mouth followed by a series of sweat- a direct result from the consumption of spicy foods.

            If you love spicy food there is a good chance you are an adrenaline junkie. A recent study conducted by Nadia Byrnes, a doctoral student at Penn State, set out to analyze the linkage between a person’s personality and their interest or affection towards spicy foods. The main premise behind the testing was to determine whether or not an individual was “sensation seeking”- or in laymen’s terms liked the taste of spicy foods. Where an individual ranked on this standard alone- low, average or high- correlated to how much of a risk taker or thrill seeker they were said to be (Thrill Seekers More Likely To Enjoy Spicy Foods, Research Suggests-The Huffington Post 7 July, 2013)

If you are a thrill seeker you are more likely to scope out the menu items that contain a chili pepper next to them. On the contrary, if you avoid gambles, risks, and anything considered moderately life threatening or dangerous, chances are your choices in food do not include anything that could make your mouth burn for minutes on end.

Luckily for you, whether you are a Risky Business Tom Cruise or a Play It Safe Kristen Ashley, Y.Lo has the meal you crave.  Our Green Chile and Enchiladas can accelerate the heat for anyone brave enough just ask our Chef who likes to spice up any dish that calls for a little extra “ohhhhhhhh weeeee”! Oh, and the next time you reach for the chili peppers take precautionary measures to ensure you don’t end up in the hospital due to your risky nature!


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