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Korean restaurant goes viral for labeling its least spicy food ‘white’

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NewsHubA picture of a Korean restaurant’s menu has gone viral for labeling its least spicy food “white.”
The Toronto eatery has a spiciness scale, with the hottest food labeled “extra spicy” and the least spicy food labeled “white.” Of course, when people saw the picture of the menu circulating online, it immediately sparked backlash and discussions of whether or not it was a joke about race, drawing on the stereotype that white people can’t handle spicy food.
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But it might not be related to race at all.

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