Just like ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, tartar sauce, hot sauce and all the other cool condiments, Sriracha is now available in portable portions.

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The makers of the official Sriracha everyone loves have squeezed this overrated sauce into tiny packets. The idea here is: you’re eating something—somewhere, anywhere—and you feel like it needs Sriracha.

If you often find yourself in that predicament, you can buy packets at Sriracha2Go (50 for $14.99). (Sidebar: a couple years ago, a $10,000 packet of Sriracha was offered up on eBay, but it wasn’t the real deal.)

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I would suggest not getting them, though. Because Sriracha is not that great. Me, I like a good Caribbean hot sauce that’s actually spicy. But I guess you can do what you want.

Here are some important opinions about Sriracha from our chat room:

“i mean i don’t love it but people who love it should be excited” (that’s me)

“i dont like that stuff but as a ketchup addict i support easy access to condiments”

“it’s not the greatest hot sauce ever, but it’s better than ketchup and equally as versatile”

“i hate sriracha and i think it’s a terrible idea. also it literally masks whatever you’re eating”

“i like sriracha as a complement to ketchup”

“I eat a lot of sriracha but packets seem real bad for the environment”

And the most revealing:

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“ive never had sriracha. i dont know why”

You won’t find these convenient packets in restaurants yet—which is the only reason they should come in packets—but maybe one day.


Contact the author at clover.hope@jezebel.com.

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Image via Sriracha2Go