Bringin’ on the Heat!

A celebration of Community, Diversity and EVERYTHING SPICY!

Who doesn’t love a spicy bite? Spicy food represents that thin line that separates pleasure from pain. After the first bite you start feeling your lips and tongue catch on fire, your eyes start watering but for some reason, you can’t turn away. Some of us want to be challenged by spiciness, to the point of sweating and gasping.

The range of fiery, delicious dishes is as broad as the culinary heritage of the world. Most cuisines utilize spice in different ways. To celebrate the cultural and gastronomic diversity of spicy expressions, the vendors of the SLO Public Market have come together to create the HOTTEST day of the year.

On July 22 the SLO Public Market is “Bringin’ on the Heat”! This will be a celebration of community, diversity and everything spicy.

“If you take a moment to look around the Public Market, you’ll find a wide variety of cuisines, heritages and culinary expressions. And many of these cuisines are known for their different uses of spicy ingredients. Being a hot food lover myself I couldn’t help but wonder, wouldn’t it be fun if we all work together and bring the community together around to share our love for spice”, states Ariette Armella, founder of Rambling Spirits and one of the vendors participating in this celebration. “I asked our neighbors if they were interested in preparing something small, but spicy, so that our visitors can enjoy a wide variety of flavors and vote for their favorites and I was overwhelmed by the enthusiasm the idea received.”

Participant vendors will be selling their small but HOT creations inspired by each cuisine they represent.

In addition to these delicacies The SLO General Store will be hosting a raffle with a selection of local spicy treats.
Orange Theory will be hosting a “Burn before the Burn” workout (RSVP required) and Nexus will host a spicy Latin
dance class in the market’s courtyard.

The event is finished.


Jul 22 2023


FREE! | While reservations are not required they are highly encouraged to help the vendors prepare.

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SLO Public Market
3845 S Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


Rambling Spirits
(805) 215-3669

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