Hoxton diner Red Dog Saloon offers one of the most agonisingly spicy eating challenges Londoners can possibly assault themselves with. There are only six chicken wings to tackle, but they’re smothered in a chilli sauce that clocks in at 1.6 million on the Scoville scale of heat. The chemical used in pepper spray is 2 million, thus making it over two thirds of the way to macing yourself. How hard is it? Watch our editor-at-large lose his mind as he desperately tries to finish it:
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