It’s been named ‘Ingredient of the Year’ by Bon Appetit, ‘Best-tasting hot sauce,’ according to Cooks Illustrated, and in 2012, Huy Fong Foods sold 20 million bottles of Sriracha! That’s 100 million pounds of chiles!
But even with its cult following—recipes, t-shirts, tattoos—most fans don’t know the origin story of this Thai flavor, or recognize David Tran, the man responsible for popularizing Sriracha in the U.S.
This fast-paced documentary finally reveals the story of Sriracha—where it comes from, how it’s made, and the people who love it.
by Griffin Hammond
The origin story of an iconic hot sauce, finally revealed.
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