Lucky Dog Hot Sauce in Edible East Bay Magazine!
It started as a weekend hobby and turned into a hot commodity. So just over a year ago, after seven years of tinkering with recipes at home, former IT and project management man Scott Zalkind ditched the day job in favor of slinging hot sauce at farmers’ markets and festivals. It’s proven to be a critical success: Zalkind’s Lucky Dog hot sauce, a line of six flavors that run from extra mild to extra hot, has taken top honors at hot sauce competitions around the country ever since. We’re talking 22 awards and counting. Not too shabby, given that there’s a lot of competition out there now. Hot sauce production is, well, a red-hot industry these days.....(read more...)