It burned the buds and it's gonna burn the cheeks. Not the cheeks on your face, the other ones. The Columbia 8 curry is the hottest thing I've eaten in Asia, bar none. That includes Thailand. It didn't help that Dodo "gohan sukoshi'd"' (less rice) the order, forcing me to eat two spoonfuls of fire for each spoonful of rice. This hidden ten seater is a nice place to eat curry in Osaka.
The young owner was bewildered how a Singaporean and New Yorker found his restaraunt. When we showed him the write-up from a travel book we picked up in Hong Kong airport, he was surprised. He knew nothing about it and proudly showed it to all his patrons, locals no doubt. They ewwww'd and ohhhhhh'd and seemed happy for him. That's him in the shot. He gave us a very warm welcome and explained that his curry is an original recipe.
Doshomachi 1-3-3 Ebisu Bldg 2F,