Love this story. Hat tip to https://darimulut.substack.com/p/longs-hard-work-in-manila-and-a-mystery
Good to see someone call out where the name actually comes from as well!
He made his first sauces by hand in a bucket. Tran called one Sriracha, a version of the Si Racha chili sauce that traces back to a coastal town in Thailand. His had a deep red hue, a thick river of garlic, distilled vinegar and jalapeno peppers poured into a plastic bottle with a green top and a rooster logo. The rest is history.