2013 New York City Hot Sauce Expo

NYC Skyline Pic

Just when you think NYC couldn’t get any better. Now the city just got hotter with the first New York City Hot Sauce Expo. This will be a celebration of the city’s culturally diverse love of all things spicy and hot. The festivities start the weekend of April 20th and 21st from 10 AM to 6 PM EST at one of Brooklyn’s most renowned areas overlooking the Island of Manhattan.

East River State Park
Factory on Kent
110 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

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I am so happy to announce not only about the newest big event for our community, but newest sponsor for Feast Your Eyes on This Spicy Cooking Challenge 3rd Season. Thanks to Greg Bagarozy, Zestfest Midwest will be pledging a free booth to the next winner of our challenge and some spotlight exposure on the event stage. More details to be announced soon, but today we embrace our newest partners big announcement. Lo and Behold…










Spicy Food Productions Announces a Brand New Show!


(Columbus, OH) – Mark your calendars for June 28-30, 2013, and don’t miss the very first “ZESTFEST MIDWEST” at the Ohio Expo Center.

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Super Spicy Sale 4 Super Bowl Sunday 2013

Football Party Food

We did this last year with much success. Giving an opportunity to advertise some great bargains for those companies that wish to get their product in the hands of some football fans who are hosting or attending a party or gathering or some kind. It is last minute, but I will make sure we share this with all the chile bloggers out there. I will add them as soon as I have the chance. Here we go…

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Are you a good cook? Feast Your Eyes on This Season 3 is looking for U!

It is time to toss your hat into the ring if you are a spicy product maker who is looking to get their name out there and get some cool prizes along the way. Carol Borge, the promoter for the Houston Hot Sauce Festival is coming back again with a free booth and we are promising you much more in prizes than that. If you think you are good enough of a spicy cook and not camera shy in sharing your recipe expertise, then this challenge is for you. The contest will kick off the 1st Wednesday after the Fiery Food Show, March 6, 2013. It will run 6 weeks and the winner will be announced on Wednesday, April 17th, days before the NYC Fiery Food Show.

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Moruga is not just a very hot pepper, its a place

For those who do not know it, the district of Moruga is a sovereign state which lies on the central south coast of Trinidad at the western end of the Trinity Hills. The village is close to Trinidad’s oil reserves, and that and fishing are the area’s main economies. The people are also proud to be in the recent news this past year with some of the huge record breaking hottest chile pepper announcements.

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Calling All Sauce Makers! Let’s Help Out a Good Cause

name-hereIf you were around back in the heyday of the Hot Sauce Blog, then you’ll remember Eric “Eman” Nanista quite well.

Well, Eman is putting some hot sauce baskets together for a silent auction to benefit Cystic Fibrosis on April 15th for some local Missouri kids with this disease.

If you’re a product manufacturer, please consider helping out! It doesn’t matter if you make hot sauce, BBQ sauce, wing sauce, seasonings or whatever…your contributions will be greatly appreciated! So if you would like to have your brand represented or would like to just donate something, please email Eman at eric_nanista “at” yahoo.com and he will get you his shipping address. Thanks again!

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