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Flamin’ Hot Indulgence

The lowbrow pleasures of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

Photo by Chinchilla/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

My pioneer foray into the decadence of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos takes us to Venice Beach on Memorial Day weekend in 2016. Now and then, a chilly breeze would slice through the bands of sunlight warming my face and shoulders like the soft enclosure of a palm. I was sitting with friends on a patchwork of towels, littered with snacks. Drowsy and a little bit…