Radio Nibbles: Spicy Foods in Summertime

In this week’s Radio Nibbles John Lehndorff explains why we should eat spicy hot food in the summer: “To become a human swamp cooler.” He talks about some of his favorite sweaty hot dishes on local menus.


John Lehndorff is the former food editor at the Daily Camera, dining critic for the Rocky Mountain News, and Chief Judge at the National Pie Championships; now back in print in the Boulder Weekly. He is also a regular contributor to Sensi magazine. 

He hosts Radio Nibbles Thursdays at 8:25 a.m. on KGNU (88.5 FM & 1390 AM in Boulder, 98.7FM in Ft. Collins, 93.7FM in Nederland and streaming worldwide at