A good sports bar needs three things: beer on tap, a television on the wall and a menu that offers Buffalo wings. Wings can be found at nearly every Super Bowl party and barbecue outing in the country, and they are the favored excuse of businessmen who want to visit Hooters. Yet the greasy, finger-staining bar-food staple is only 45 years old. The Buffalo wing was invented in 1964, which makes it younger than Demi Moore, Johnny Depp — and even Barack Obama. On Sept. 5, Buffalo, N.Y., will hold its fourth annual National Buffalo Wing Festival, a two-day celebration for all things wing. But how did the spicy snack come about? And why is it served with celery? Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Stonedeck Pizza already does some very non-traditional pizzas. We have been fond of the Chicken Tikka Masala version. Read about others here in a past report. But not to be outdone by themselves, the good folks at Stonedeck have created a monster of a pizza that even Dr. Frankenstein might question. Actually, it sounds ridiculously delicious, especially on a hangover. Half of the pizza is Buffalo Chicken flavor; half is Firehouse #3 flavor. Continue reading
by Alex “Moose” Perez
With all the chicken wing eating competitions taking place all over the Metroplex these days, one would wonder if it’s chicken wing season. Bonchon Korean fried chicken restaurant is teaming up with well known local brewing company Franconia Brewing Company for a Tap Takeover & Chicken Wing Eating Competition this coming Friday June 6th at 6pm.
The competition goes like this – eat 20 of Bonchons extra hot in the fastest time and you win. That’s simple! The only thing you have to worry about is forking up $10 to compete. Of course Franconia Brewery will be serving up some of their very own frosty brews to tame down that extra hot sauce from the wings. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Every bar worth the price of its beer fries up a chicken wing. Lord loves a chicken wing and so do I. There is a platter of chicken wings that await your moistened lips, beckoning them to plow through this spicy enjoyment pile of my favorite chicken limb. Continue reading