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This Man Ate Chinese Soup So Spicy It Burned a Hole in His Stomach


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Carrie
- 858 days ago - foodbeast.com
So a dude walks into a hospital...and got diagnosed with a hole in the wall of his stomach only explainable by the spicy Chinese hot pot he ate a few hours earlier.



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Carol H. (229)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 3:47 pm
now that is spicy!!!
 

Suzanne L. (132)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 8:51 pm
An office I used to work in would hold a monthly dinner for employees and once in a while we'd go to a Sechwan or Thai restaurant. People would order incredibly spicy soup and sit there turning red and sweating. Call me crazy but this idea has never appealed to me. I feel sorry for this guy. Hopefully, he will adjust his diet.
 

Carrie B. (306)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 8:54 pm
You know, my husband and I both like "spicy" food. That does not include burning hole in the stomach food. Never could understand heat for the sake of heat without flavor.
 

AniMae Chi (451)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 9:03 pm
Ha-ha you should try Thai, now that's HOT!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 9:46 pm
I have never understood why people like food that 'hurts'. To each his own.
 

Jennifer C. (168)
Friday December 28, 2012, 2:11 am
Too spicy, that's unhealthy! Thanks for the great article.
 

Tanya W. (55)
Friday December 28, 2012, 2:30 am
That's one chinese meal that you wouldn't want ever again or would be hungry for in a few hours.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 28, 2012, 3:55 am
I also like spicy food but not as spicy!
 

Diane B. (275)
Friday December 28, 2012, 5:16 am
ugh ugh
 

John Gregoire (273)
Friday December 28, 2012, 6:44 am
I find that as I age I can no longer tolerate spicy foods. This one would kill me! What kind of macho attempt was this!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:12 am
I have eaten soup in a Thai restaurant that was so spicy, I was doubled and had to be taken outside for air.
 

Carrie B. (306)
Friday December 28, 2012, 11:11 am
Oh Allan, why oh why would you do that?!
 

Michael Kirkby (90)
Friday December 28, 2012, 12:22 pm
I too love spicy food but if it overpowers the other spices and flavors in the food; what's the point? Food should be balanced. When I cook, I want you to notice the nuances in each mouthful - sweet or pungent; sour or aromatic. Did you notice the statement that many of the Chinese establishments have substituted chemical additives to replace the more expensive ingredients?
 

Chris C. (153)
Friday December 28, 2012, 2:24 pm
I've never been a fan of too spicy. Even liking spicy, this guy was just plain STUPID!
 

Donna B. (36)
Friday December 28, 2012, 3:02 pm
Oh wow. I think this man was very ignorant and so is anyone else who eats food that is SO spicy! What's the point? How can you enjoy it? I don't enjoy that is too spicy. Thx SO much for posting!! Very interesting story.
 

Amber Beasley (20)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 8:28 am
that is ridiculous. no one needs to eat food that spicy.
 

Robert O. (12)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 11:36 am
I have a serious penchant for spicy foods, but anything that extreme I'd have to shy away from...for the sake of my life. Thanks Carrie
 
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