Some Like It Hot in East Bay

Tamara Palmer

Food with a spicy kick can help to kickstart your metabolism and feel elevated as you enjoy a meal. The buzz from spicy food is so real, you can feel it from your head to your toes, and it will keep you coming back for more. For some, it’s a sport — for others, it’s a daily must. Try these different ordering ideas If you are among the many who identify with spicy food as a satisfying lifestyle, or want to work on building your love of what’s hot.

Halal Guys

Pro tip: add hot sauce to your Falafel Platter and Gyro (Beef) Sandwich just a drop at a time as you build up your tolerance to spicy food. Even the smallest bit of it will set your meal on fire.

The Halal Guys (Berkeley)
The Halal Guys (Oakland)

Falafel Platter

Their world-famous platters start with salad (lettuce and tomato), rice, and our vegetarian protein falafel. Includes two white sauce packets and one hot sauce packet. Add more hot sauce for the appropriate effect.

The restaurant highlighted in the story. Order delivery or grab pick-up from this amazing spot.
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