Y'all cannot get enough Naugles news, and neither can we! So here's the latest from its tacomancer, Christian Ziebarth: they're about to debut a habanero version of their legendary hot sauce. WHOA...
As I described it when Naugles was just a crazy idea in Ziebarth's mind, the original taco sauce was "thick,
sweet, a bit like Del Taco's Del Scorcho but with an actual scorch-o. Objectively, it's also great: would be like a Cal-Mex Sriracha." The habanero version keeps those essentials but adds a heat. But Ziebarth knows that the typical Naugles fan graduated from Eisenhower High in Rialto in the late 1980s, so he mitigates the heat: starts fiery, stays on you for a while to keep your palate honest, then retreats into the original sauce's charms.
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Start asking for it this weekend. And also start bugging Ziebarth about whether Naugles can open up one Friday a month—asking for a friend...