It is always scorching in Singapore—both in terms of weather and the variety of spicy food that is available for the adventurous eaters. Think that McSpicy burger has no kick, or that bowl of mala is merely child’s play? Then it is time to turn up the heat, quite literally, and climb the Scoville scale with your meal. Head on down to these fiery eateries that serve up tongue-numbing and sweat-inducing dishes, from sauce-laced fried chicken to bubbling steamboat, and put your tastebuds to the challenge. Good luck—you’ll need it.
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Lagnaa Barefoot Dining
Lagnaa Barefoot Dining has a long-standing position in many foodie lists. The Bib Gourmand-listed eatery is best known for its spice-scented Indian cuisine—and the infamous chilli challenge. Build up your tolerance with level 3, or order the level 6 off the menu. Clearing that will earn you the chance to return and tackle its spiciest creation: the level 10 We Declare You ‘Dead’ King.
Rumour has it that no one has managed to conquer this fiery curry; gobble it down in a single sitting and you’ll earn serious street cred and a spot on the winners’ list. Need some practice? Consider the friendlier curry shot, which gives you a sampling of the various spice levels beforehand. Book here.
Lagnaa Barefoot Dining, 6 Upper Dickson Road, S(207466), +65 6296 1215