No. 7 Sub Hot Sauce
No. 7 chef Tyler Kord's excellent new condiment is really a gastrique of caramel and Chinese black vinegar infused with garlic and habanero chiles, and it's like nothing else on the hot-sauce market. $9 at no7stuff.com.
Baby Clydesdale Sriracha
Handmade, small-batch, slightly chunky no-preservatives sriracha from San Diego for health-minded chile heads. $12 at Heatonist, 121 Wythe Ave., nr.
N. 9th St., Williamsburg; 718-599-0838.
It's harissa. It comes in a tube. Squeeze it over your eggs and couscous. You'll never mistake it for toothpaste. $9 at R&D Foods, 602 Vanderbilt Ave., nr. St. Marks Ave., Prospect Heights; 347-915-1196.
Lao Gan Ma Chili Crisp Sauce
China's most popular hot sauce is made with peanuts, and it's good in or on everything, especially noodle soups and dumplings. The name means "Old Godmother," in case you were wondering. $8 on amazon.com.
Pirate's Lantern Pepper Sauce
There's mustard, horseradish, and Scotch Bonnet peppers in this delicious Barbados-style pepper sauce made in — where else? — Brooklyn. But rum might be the key ingredient. $10 at Heatonist.
Adoboloco Pineapple Hot Sauce
Remarkably fresh-tasting hot sauce from Hawaii made of just five
ingredients: habaneros, garlic, apple-cider vinegar, sea salt, and pineapple. Perfect with anything porky. $9 at Court Street Grocers, 485 Court St., nr. Nelson St., Carroll Gardens; 718-722-7229.
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