Tuesday, January 22, 2008

'Curry Hell' restaurant boss dies

A popular North East restaurateur, who claimed to serve the world's hottest curry, has died.

Abdul Latif, offered the famous dish - Curry Hell - free to any customer who could finish it at his Newcastle diner.

The 52-year-old became a renowned local businessman thanks to his talent for publicity and regular appearances in cult adult comic Viz.

He died of a heart attack at his home in the city's Gosforth area in the early hours of Sunday.

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