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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Tue, 11/27/07 11:21 AM
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wow, I just reread my post and sorry for the grammar errors, but I'm sure people got the gist of it.


Well, I like to make home made wings and this is how I do it.

1.Fresh wings (wash and pat dry and cut the joints and burn off any remaining hair)

2.Seasoning: sprinkle some paprika, use a little garlic powder, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper and salt and pepper. Place wings in those big freezer type baggies and leave it in the frig over night. You want all those spices to infuse into the meat.

*For you breaded people Mix all your spices into the flour then bread. Salt and pepper goes on after your bread them. You don't need to coat the wing in milk or egg, they should be sticky from when you washed them. After you you take them out of their over night stay in the frig the wing will look white because the flour is absorbed into the skin and like this because when you fry it the flour does come off. Some people like to re-bread them after they have been in the frig, but trust me you don't need to(overkill).

3.Cooking: I have a little $60 deep fryer from target that does the job nicely, or you could pan fry w/ oil. Fry the wings for 15 mins or until crispy (floating) and let them sit for a minute.

4.Sauce: Pour some Franks Red Hot in a bowl or container in which you will put your wings in. Put some crushed Parmesan cheese and garlic powder in the sauce with some red pepper flakes (eye ball it). Shake wings in sauce and eat(I got this sauce recipe from a buddy of mine).


I'm sorry I can't give you measurements on this stuff, I eyeball everything. You could tweak it any way you like.

I like both breaded and unbreaded wings and they are both tasty.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Tue, 11/27/07 12:23 PM
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This is my recipe for homemade wings. Not really "Buffalo" wings but just about the best I've tasted. This must be prepared two days in advance.

I can't take full credit because I use the Bon Ton Mini Mart brine method first. Take two dozen wings, split and discard tips. Brine wings overnight in the Bon Ton brine. Take wings and dredge them in flour that's been seasoned with salt, pepper & cayenne. Deep fry at 350 deg. until browned. Put cooked wings in fridge (very important!). This will make the wings nice and chewy when re-fried (I don't like them moist and juicy).

The next day, right before the game, deep fry again in 350 deg. until heated through, about 5 minutes. Make sauce using 2/3 Franks Red Hot and 1/3 butter. Add fresh ground pepper and cayenne pepper to sauce and adjust heat. Toss wings in sauce and serve with your favorite dipping sauce. I prefer Marie's Blue Cheese dressing. These wings are great with a few pints of Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout. And napkins. Lots.

If anyone tries this recipe I would be delighted to hear some feedback!

ROHfan

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Tue, 11/27/07 1:01 PM
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Originally posted by ROHfan

This is my recipe for homemade wings. Not really "Buffalo" wings but just about the best I've tasted. This must be prepared two days in advance.

I can't take full credit because I use the Bon Ton Mini Mart brine method first. Take two dozen wings, split and discard tips. Brine wings overnight in the Bon Ton brine. Take wings and dredge them in flour that's been seasoned with salt, pepper & cayenne. Deep fry at 350 deg. until browned. Put cooked wings in fridge (very important!). This will make the wings nice and chewy when re-fried (I don't like them moist and juicy).

The next day, right before the game, deep fry again in 350 deg. until heated through, about 5 minutes. Make sauce using 2/3 Franks Red Hot and 1/3 butter. Add fresh ground pepper and cayenne pepper to sauce and adjust heat. Toss wings in sauce and serve with your favorite dipping sauce. I prefer Marie's Blue Cheese dressing. These wings are great with a few pints of Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout. And napkins. Lots.

If anyone tries this recipe I would be delighted to hear some feedback!

ROHfan


I'm gonna try it, I'm always up for new things. Thanks!!

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Tue, 11/27/07 1:10 PM
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1.Fresh wings (wash and pat dry and cut the joints and burn off any remaining hair).


Man, I hate hairy chicken.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Tue, 11/27/07 2:38 PM
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And all these years I thought the hair was the best part! Silly me.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 12/7/07 9:11 PM
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Anyone ever try Buffalo Wild Wings?


i used to go to buffalo wild wings as one of my only wing places, cuz there arent to many in milwaukee, but now i wouldnt go there if u payed me... the wings are small expensive and even though i like there hot sauce the chicken is of such poor quality that its almost more fat then meat

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 12/7/07 9:18 PM
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battered wings arent buffalo wings at all

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 12/7/07 9:50 PM
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I tried the wings from Buffalo Wild Wings yesterday for the first and last time. I ordered the hot and made a point 3 times of asking for a lot of sauce on them. When I got home there was minimal sauce and though they were hot, they didn't taste like a buffalo sauce hot. They tasted more like they were sprinkled with cayenne pepper. I don't know if it's a Texas thing but here (Dallas-Ft Worth metroplex) they are served with as little sauce as possible, you have to ask for them to be wet. I'm from central New York, there the container is usually so full of sauce, you have to be extra careful that it doesn't spill out.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 12/10/07 11:22 AM
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Originally posted by goodeatsfan

battered wings arent buffalo wings at all


But they are soooo tasty and crispy.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 12/12/07 10:24 AM
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I just hate the fact that it became a "fad" to eat buffalo wings. I remember in the 90's when you got a wing from somewhere it was usually pretty good.Now you got so many places with so many variations, theyre barely "buffalo wings" at all.

Even if you do get a decent flavor, the quality of the chicken is usually less than desireable.

If youre gonna advertise buffalo wings..sell them.

If you wanna sell honey bbq wings then call it what it is.

JMHO.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 12/13/07 9:47 PM
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has ne tryed culpeppes in st louis recently? cuz ive heard its gone down hill since i was last there so i want to know if i should go back.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 01/2/08 3:48 PM
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Anyone like any of the Quaker Steak and Lube sauces? My g/f got me a set of 4 sauces, the lickers, hot, suicide, and cajun. Are they any good?

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 01/2/08 8:07 PM
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Originally posted by drewsbu

Anyone like any of the Quaker Steak and Lube sauces? My g/f got me a set of 4 sauces, the lickers, hot, suicide, and cajun. Are they any good?


And here I thought you were pulling my wing.

http://quakersteak.securetree.com/public/store/default.aspx

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 01/4/08 3:18 PM
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Personally I prefer the smaller wings. Why ? Because they tend to come from younger chickens.

I love PlanetWings wings and I used to go to the one in Newark. But I've largely stopped going there because they switched from smaller wings to larger wings. Planet Wings in Staten Island has good size (not too big) wings, but I don't want to pay $13 in tolls every time I have a hankering for wings !

Chicken Galore, on Rt 35, in Woodbridge, NJ, is pretty good. Not as good as the Planet Wings in Spring Valley, NY, but it's a much shorter drive for me.

Gino.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 01/4/08 3:25 PM
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just remember, if the wing is breaded, it's not a Buffalo wing. It's merely a fried chicken wing with hot sauce.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 01/4/08 3:36 PM
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I'm not a purist, but I'm from FL. I will eat both Buffalo wings and buffalo wings. I just don't like fatty, soggy wings.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 01/4/08 3:46 PM
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Wish we had a good wing place in Delaware. Hear of any?

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 01/4/08 9:22 PM
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Just got home and made some Tyson Hot Wings.Not my first choice, but am tired.I bake them til crispy, and since I didnt have any sour cream to go with my blue cheese, I simply sprinkled the blue cheese on the wings as I was finishing baking..Wonderful!!

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 01/5/08 6:38 AM
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Just got home and made some Tyson Hot Wings.Not my first choice, but am tired.I bake them til crispy, and since I didnt have any sour cream to go with my blue cheese, I simply sprinkled the blue cheese on the wings as I was finishing baking..Wonderful!!


Great idea, that's thinking out of the box. I guess necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Now you need to get together with NYdan and figure out a way to embed the blue cheese in www.trongs.com.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 01/5/08 12:51 PM
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John-THAT creative I am not...

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 01/12/08 11:16 AM
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I love Buffalo Wild Wings, buffalo wings, and now that they offer free WiFi I can sit on my laptop and post to roadfood.com while I am eating them fresh! EAT FRESH!
If someone can teach me how to post a photo, I could post a photo of me on my laptop @ Buffalo Wild Wings!

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 01/17/08 10:46 AM
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Originally posted by thediningroom

I love Buffalo Wild Wings, buffalo wings, and now that they offer free WiFi I can sit on my laptop and post to roadfood.com while I am eating them fresh! EAT FRESH!
If someone can teach me how to post a photo, I could post a photo of me on my laptop @ Buffalo Wild Wings!


What kind of sauce did you get and did you like it? My g/f bought 4 sauces from one of their restaurants- med., hot, wild, and blazin. Any good?

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 01/17/08 10:49 AM
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Buffalo Wild Wings is a disgrace

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 01/17/08 10:56 AM
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DINOSAUR BBQ HAS SOME OF THE BEST WINGS I EVER HAD (THEY ARE HUGH,GRILLES,AND TASTY)-I GO THERE FOR THE WINGS/AND BEER SELECTION SOMETIMES.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 01/17/08 10:58 AM
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Originally posted by mikez629

DINOSAUR BBQ HAS SOME OF THE BEST WINGS I EVER HAD (THEY ARE HUGH,GRILLES,AND TASTY)-I GO THERE FOR THE WINGS/AND BEER SELECTION SOMETIMES.

sorry about the caps-I did not even realize it when I was typing-have to use them for work

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 01/17/08 11:32 AM
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Some of the best wings I've ever eaten are local to me at Buffalo Wild Wings in Worthington. Their Buffalitos ROCK too!

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 01/18/08 10:22 AM
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Originally posted by WingWatch

Buffalo Wild Wings is a disgrace


A disgrace? Maybe to hot dogs. To wings it's really pretty good. I'll admit the quality is inconsistent, but at least 98% of the time I'm pretty happy. It's easy to get to and the wings are cheap, but I know where to go for the best wings, and it isn't BWW. Favorite sauce is Blazin though

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 02/9/08 2:36 PM
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The best wings I have had (and I have been eating wings for almost 15 yrs now in various states) are my ex husbands, lol. Non breaded, deep fried fresh wings in a sauce made of Franks Red Hot, butter, fresh garlic, a bit of chili powder and freshly cracked black pepper. Even our 11 yr old son loves these, and it's easy to customize heat with fresh peppers.

Restaurant wise, I have never had any in the NY area, but most I have had in OR, DC, VA, CT, AL, MO, MI and WA are just not as good as those we make here at home. JMO, of course.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 07/6/09 2:48 PM
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If you are ever in Atlanta or the Southeast, here are the best buffalo wings in Atlanta

There are a few restaurants on the list not in Atlanta but that's where I have wings most often since I live there.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 07/6/09 3:27 PM
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Best wings I have ever had were at the Bidwell Tavern in Coventry, CT.  I also used to bar tend there :-) Giving me more than ample time to sample all 30+ varieties.  they are a naked spiced wings, friend to crispy awesomeness, then finished with sauce.  I prefer traditional buffalo wing sauce, but some of their combos are too good to pass up.



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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 07/29/09 4:19 PM
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I have it on authority that BWW has changed their wing supplier, and now get larger wings. So, the "wings are too small" complaint should go away. As per the sauce, you either like em or hate em. I BWW to be a really good sports bar, even if the wings are small and they stray from serving just buffalo wings.

In DC, decent wings are hard to find. In Buffalo, some of the best wings come from pizza delivery places (the independent ones, not dominoes, obviously). This is not true in DC. So far, the pizza places have proven to be bad places for wings. A disappointment, since in WNY and CNY, wings and pizza are a happy marriage on Satudays and Sundays from Aug/Sept-Jan.

Why they can't do it right here, is beyond me. I guess people outside of Upstate NY don't really know what good wings are.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 07/30/09 1:03 PM
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Scorereader


I have it on authority that BWW has changed their wing supplier, and now get larger wings. So, the "wings are too small" complaint should go away. As per the sauce, you either like em or hate em. I BWW to be a really good sports bar, even if the wings are small and they stray from serving just buffalo wings.

In DC, decent wings are hard to find. In Buffalo, some of the best wings come from pizza delivery places (the independent ones, not dominoes, obviously). This is not true in DC. So far, the pizza places have proven to be bad places for wings. A disappointment, since in WNY and CNY, wings and pizza are a happy marriage on Satudays and Sundays from Aug/Sept-Jan.

Why they can't do it right here, is beyond me. I guess people outside of Upstate NY don't really know what good wings are.


One of the things I consistently see with wings outside WNY and CNY is that the wings are undercooked - not raw, but not done crisp enough to stand up to the sauce.  After a few minutes in the sauce they get , to use a highly technicall term, "ploopy".  Therefore, I usually ask for wings "well done" when I am outside W/CNY.

Also I usually have to ensure they are indeed true  buffalo wings, and not breaded (blech)

I was in WNY this past weekend and had some medium wings from The Landing (a bar in Fairport) that would have qualified as hot anywhere in Richmond ;)  And I didn't bother asking for them well done, since I knew they would be done right. 


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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 07/30/09 5:26 PM
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actually, the wings from the pizza places here have little meat, that or they are deep fried so long, the meat shrivels up so only the skin and a few tendons remain. Then, they use some thin, watery hot sauce. Not a butter and Red Hot Sauce, just some cheapo hot sauce. it's foul fowl.



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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 07/31/09 12:24 AM
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My favorite wings come from BuffaLouie's, a Hoosier mini-chain with locations in three Indiana towns ( Bloomington, Highland and Valparaiso. ) Great onion rings too.
                                                         www.buffalouies.com  

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 07/31/09 12:44 AM
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nocarolina


My favorite wings come from BuffaLouie's, a Hoosier mini-chain with locations in three Indiana towns ( Bloomington, Highland and Valparaiso. ) Great onion rings too.
                                                         www.buffalouies.com  


this pic on the home page does not look like buffalo wings, at all. Scrolling over the pic, the pic is titled "BUFFWings5RGB" - if that's the buffalo wing, the recipe is not from buffalo - maybe it's a pic of the bbq wings.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 07/31/09 12:04 PM
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Scorereader, I just looked at that photo on BuffaLouie's home page, and your guess is correct; those are the barbeque wings. Louie's has a number of different sauces of various styles and heat levels. My favorite is the "medium buffalo style", which is a blazin' orange color... moderately hot and very tasty. The onion rings are big beauties coated with a really good batter ( might be a beer batter, not sure. )  

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Fri, 07/31/09 12:42 PM
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I usually add minced garlic to my butter and hot sauce mixture........  simmer it a little while so the garlic has a chance to flavor the sauce.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 08/1/09 11:45 AM
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There is a place in Old Sacramento, Fanny Ann's saloon, that sells a 5lb bucket of hot wings for about 17 bucks.  They are whole wings, not sectioned and not overcooked or overspiced.  I could pretty much live off those things.  

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 08/1/09 12:12 PM
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Writing about BuffaLouie's wings yesterday put me in a mood for some of their tasty wings n' rings, so last night I headed over to Louie's place in Highland IN for dinner.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 08/1/09 12:15 PM
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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 08/1/09 12:19 PM
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Here's my favorite wings, accompanied by some fine onion rings...

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sun, 08/9/09 2:06 AM
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Scorereader


I have it on authority that BWW has changed their wing supplier, and now get larger wings. So, the "wings are too small" complaint should go away. As per the sauce, you either like em or hate em. I BWW to be a really good sports bar, even if the wings are small and they stray from serving just buffalo wings.

In DC, decent wings are hard to find. In Buffalo, some of the best wings come from pizza delivery places (the independent ones, not dominoes, obviously). This is not true in DC. So far, the pizza places have proven to be bad places for wings. A disappointment, since in WNY and CNY, wings and pizza are a happy marriage on Satudays and Sundays from Aug/Sept-Jan.

Why they can't do it right here, is beyond me. I guess people outside of Upstate NY don't really know what good wings are.


One of the things I consistently see with wings outside WNY and CNY is that the wings are undercooked - not raw, but not done crisp enough to stand up to the sauce.  After a few minutes in the sauce they get , to use a highly technicall term, "ploopy".  Therefore, I usually ask for wings "well done" when I am outside W/CNY.

Also I usually have to ensure they are indeed true  buffalo wings, and not breaded (blech)

I was in WNY this past weekend and had some medium wings from The Landing (a bar in Fairport) that would have qualified as hot anywhere in Richmond ;)  And I didn't bother asking for them well done, since I knew they would be done right. 


 
 
 you'll never find a crisp, un-breaded hot wing anywhere in washington state... unless you're visiting my backyard :)
 
 seriously, there are no good restaurant wings here.... most bake their wings but even then, they never bake them enough so you end up with soggy, slimy skin that the sauce doesn't stick to.. when i make them, i bake or fry them until they're almost crunchy :)

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 08/10/09 1:33 PM
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I get the feeling I'm the only person that likes wings more than drums. I really don't like them at all to be honest.

Also - Laughing Lion on Main St in Hackettstown NJ. 25 cent wings on Monday. They're really good.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Tue, 08/11/09 1:50 PM
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I started to make a master list, state by state, of all the places mentioned, but soon got flummoxed. Would some kind soul or souls, smarter than I am, please consider TOFTT, say 1 WINGNUT per state making a master list for his/her state? I figure that someone familiar with the local scene would find it easier, and also would be more accurate. We could keep adding to it. I hope we could make such voluntary lists for hot dog & fried chicken too, some day. Thanks much.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 08/12/09 1:49 PM
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cameron074


I get the feeling I'm the only person that likes wings more than drums. I really don't like them at all to be honest.

Also - Laughing Lion on Main St in Hackettstown NJ. 25 cent wings on Monday. They're really good.


I, too, prefer the wings to the drums. Sweeter meat.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 11/25/09 4:25 PM
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When I went to Buffalo last year on my wing trip, I preferred the Anchor Bar to Duff's, but there were things that both could learn from the other.

For instance, Duff's sauce was better but the wing itself was a little too large and somewhat soggy. The Anchor Bar wings were perfectly cooked and a good size but the sauce was lacking.

I just got back from a brief stay in Buffalo, and also tried Duff's and Anchor Bar. I mostly agree w/ WingWatch.

Duff's: Great sauce - thicker than most places, nice crispy wings (not soggy), very good heat on the Mediums we ordered, and a good sized wing too;
Anchor Bar: Wings were cooked perfectly, maybe a tad smaller than Duff's, but certainly not scrawny or anything; Sauce was thin and disappointing - we ordered Mediums and they were very much on the mild side of medium

Verdict: Duff's over Anchor Bar


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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 11/25/09 7:19 PM
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Very good to know.

Now did you use this technique?
http://www.roadfood.com/F...&high=buffalo+wing

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 12/23/09 10:39 AM
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FINALLY - some good looking wings. See today's restaurant o'the day. (Elmo's)

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 12/23/09 10:52 AM
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Of course, they are from the Buffalo area.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 12/23/09 11:15 AM
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mr chips


Of course, they are from the Buffalo area.


That's the stuff I grew up on. I'm now seriously jonesing for some hometown wings. 
 
I'll in the 'cuse in a few days, and Buffalo by New Year's Eve day. So, I'll have my opportunity.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 12/23/09 11:36 AM
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Culpeppers in St. Louis' West End district
Crispy wings with no batter with just the right consistancy of sauce and hotness.
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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Wed, 12/23/09 2:56 PM
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let's be clear, if there was batter, it's not a buffalo wing. So, if we're talking about buffalo wings, there's no rhyme or reason to say "no batter."

Per the flavor, the balance is tang and heat, not just heat. When heat is the motivating factor, 9 times out of ten, it's the wrong sauce.

Sometimes, I'm amazed at that they'll call a buffalo wing in the mid-atlantic. And they should know better - there are enough upstaters and SUNY grads in the area.




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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 12/24/09 12:42 AM
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rainyday6


There is a place in Old Sacramento, Fanny Ann's saloon, that sells a 5lb bucket of hot wings for about 17 bucks.  They are whole wings, not sectioned and not overcooked or overspiced.  I could pretty much live off those things.  



I am a new member to this website, I found it while doing Google searches for Sacramento Buffalo wings, so this is my first post here. I'd just like to vouch for the above post.  I am from NY originally, moved to CA a decade ago. My first experience with Buffalo wings was in the mid 1990's when a lady from upstate NY opened a place called Wing-It in Nyack, NY. I've also greatly enjoyed the wings at the Mountain Valley Brew Pub as mentioned in the original post in this thread.

When I first moved to CA, one of the things I missed was decent Buffalo wings. Here there are tons of places selling meager wingettes, sprinkled with hot pepper and a little weak red sauce of some kind, baked, and sold as "Buffalo wings."  But Fanny Ann's is the place to go if you want the real deal. Jumbo whole wings, deep fried, and proper sauce.  My only complaint is that occasionally I get an "off" batch that is either over or undercooked, or has a slightly different sauce, or is a bit low on sauce (too dry). But 95% of the time they are excellent. A 5 lb bucket comes with like 3 little containers of bleu cheese (or ranch if you prefer, bleh), but I ask them to substitute extra hot sauce for one of the bleu cheese containers, and then pour it over the chicken to ensure a proper coating.  It seems to be a proper Frank's/butter mixture.  And a bucket will totally stuff 2 people.  

I've also had decent, if not quite proper/whole, Buffalo wings at Chicago Fire (just smallish wingettes and drummettes, and a homemade sauce, but it's close), and at Hamburger Pattie's (formerly Hamburger Mary's) (plump wingettes and drummettes and a generous helping of proper sauce...it actually looks almost too gorgeous to eat)

Anyway, I'm glad that my love of Buffalo wings helped me to find and join this site. I am a big fan of the type of food this site is all about.   

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 12/24/09 8:43 AM
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Well welcome aboard lunarpollen, glad to have you here. Looks like you're in to some good eats ...and nice recommendation. Did you see the front page today...it's buffalo wings (too bad it's in Buffalo):
http://www.roadfood.com/R...ews/6902/gabriels-gate

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 12/24/09 10:46 AM
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welcome lunarpollen! Glad that chicken wings brought us together. This is a fun, jovial, opinionated, and insightful group of food lovers here at roadfood. I enjoy checking in every day or so to see what's going on in the world of roadfood.  

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Thu, 12/24/09 11:33 AM
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Welcome, lunarpollen. You're very lucky to be able to get really good wings so far from their "birthplace". Here in Dallas, (unless someone can tell me differently) the "Wingstop" chain is about all there is for us wing lovers.

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Sat, 12/26/09 10:12 PM
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Thanks for the welcomes! I really need to get some fresh oil for my deep fryer so I can start making my own wings again.  I haven't used the thing in a couple years.  It's one of these beasties: http://www.bedbathandbeyo...um=-1&SKU=14289313

Smart & Final carries the gallon jugs of Frank's sauce. And butter is ubiquitous.  

I'm really craving wings tonight but have found no one to go with. I can't eat a 5-lb bucket on my own.  

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 02/1/10 1:04 PM
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I still say the best wings in the DC area is at Cluck U.


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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 02/1/10 1:36 PM
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those look like bbq wings.

which cluck u?

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RE: Best Buffalo Wings - Mon, 02/1/10 1:57 PM
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Scorereader


those look like bbq wings.

which cluck u?


I've been to multiple Cluck U locations in the DC area and they're all good.  College Park MD  Cluck U or Forestville MD Cluck U.

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