When you think Sriracha, you think hot sauce. It has that sweet, hot, sour mix going on that kicks your taste buds into overdrive. If you had to sum up Sriracha sauce in just two words, they would have to be “absolutely delicious.” Every product around the world has some sort of story or gangly skeletons in their closet and Sriracha is no different. Did you know, there are actually a lot of facts and information about Sriracha that you’re most likely not aware of?
Sriracha2Go has partnered up with the ol’ knowledgeable one to bring you 6 interesting facts about Sriracha sauce and some pretty useless, but fun and informative ones. They might come in handy at some point, like during trivia night at your favorite sports bar. You could be crowned the King (or Queen) of Sriracha!
Take a peek inside the Huy Fong Food Markets with us and you will see all that there is to see about this delicious, timeless, mouthwatering, good-on-everything, must-have,… well you get the picture, sauce.
A Little Bit o’ Useless But We Did Say Interesting…
What’s up with the rooster on the front of the bottle? Is it a Chinese thing? Does the sauce wake you up by cocka-doodle-dooing? Tran, the maker of the sauce, was born in the Chinese year of the rooster, so they slapped it on the front of the bottle and called it a day.
There’s actually a woman in Brooklyn that sells her own hipster version of Sriracha in small, small bottles for $14 a piece! I guess desperate times call for desperate measures. Maybe she is counting on Huy Fong Foods running out? Yet when they make 18,000 bottles a day and are about to release gallon sized bottles, I’d say the odds of that are slim to none now!
If you didn’t want Sriracha before reading this, we are pretty sure you’re going to want a bit of the sauce now. Go grab that burrito, throw some sauce on it and get your snack on. What? You don’t have Sriracha in your cupboard? Shame on you! I guess you better go buy yourself a bottle. Lucky for you that we’re a top provider of quality Sriracha sauce. So what are you waiting for?
It was 11pm in Nevada, September 21st, 2019. Luckily, my truck broke down right outside a tiny diner with the faint glow of a red neon sign that flickered "The Beach Hut”. It was a Hawaiian-themed burger joint in the middle of the desert.
I ordered a cheeseburger and nibbled on the fries, dipping them in Sriracha. At least I remembered my Sriracha2Go Keychain......