L.A.-made Red Rooster isn't the only sriracha – and it isn't the best. Those are made in Thailand, where sriracha was born and where the hot Thai sun produces sweeter chilies. Try Shark Sriracha, a Thai brand free of chemical additives and the favorite sriracha of chef Andy Ricker, America's top expert in Thai cuisine. Though it's somewhat thinner than other brands, Shark features an addictively fresh aroma evoking fresh chilies (ah, that Thai sun) and has a gift for turning simple foods such as grilled chicken into something complex. [$14 for 7 oz; amazon.com and Asian markets]
Powered By ZergNet
Best Places to Live
Surf Towns, Reborn Cities, and Mountain Meccas Where Life is Good
Plus: Inside Climbing's Toughest Triumph
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Bill Nye's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.