How “Buffalo Wings” Got Their Name
If you love wings like I do and happen to be near Buffalo, New York before Labor Day weekend, you may want to check out the annual wing festival.
Every year in Buffalo, bars and restaurants from all over the region, attend the annual festival to boast about their uniquely flavorful wings – and they certainly are… unique and flavorful, that is. Wing flavors range from fruity to spicy… from crazy to just plain weird.
The festival works with tickets: purchase 10 tickets for $10 and pay for wing using the tickets. A basket of wings is about 3 tickets.
My favorites where the “Wet & Wild” from the Wing Warehouse [an amazing mixture of spicy wing sauce and ranch dressing], the “Mango BBQ” and “Raspberry” from the Hurricane Grill & Wings, and the “Smokey BBQ” from BWB.
There are also other activities besides sampling wings such as a wing cook off and other entertainment while eating.
For more information and the exact dates for the next Buffalo Wing Festival, check the website:
Have fun, eat up, and don’t wear white!