America’s Best Chicken Wings: 6 Local Hot Spots Rule The Roost, Experts Say

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National Chicken Wing Day was first declared, appropriately enough, by former New York City Mayor Stan Makovsky in Buffalo in 1977.

Pleasure Day is celebrated every 29th of July.

But every day is Chicken Wings Day for the millions of hot-wing enthusiasts across the United States.

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Here’s a look at six hot spots with all-American hot wings.

These are the independent companies that boast a huge local following and the most fiery, delicious, all-around chicken wings in America.

Booty’s – Surprise, Ariz.

Really surprise! Booty’s was voted a crowd favorite last year at the Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, beating top poultry sellers from around the country.

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It also won first place in the festival for its traditional medium sauce.

Booty’s now boasts several other locations around Arizona and routinely tops national lists of the best wing joints in America.

It offers an impressive selection of nearly thirty different wing sauces and rub flavours.

Wendell’s is a hidden wings restaurant in Norton, Massachusetts that serves what loyal fans say are the best wings in the country.
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Dave’s Grill & Grocery – Aiken, South Carolina

One of the most unique places to eat in America, Dave’s offers wings only on Wednesdays. But fans of the wings say they are some of the best players in the country and are well worth the wait until Hump Day.

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“Great place. It’s also an ethanol-free butcher’s shop and gas station,” Michael Stern, publisher of RoadFood.com and author of several “Road Food” travel guides, told Fox News Digital.

“Dave’s wings are great!”

Double Dobbs – Laramie, Wyo.

Double Dubs achieved national fame last year when they won first place in the “Very Hot” Sauce category at the National Buffalo Wings Festival.

With a fleet of five food trucks in Wyoming, Double Dubs founder Trent Weitzel has big ambitions.

He announced Friday, in honor of National Chicken Wing Day, that he will attempt to set a Guinness World Record next July by selling 55,000 wings in a single day at Cheyenne Frontier Days.

Featuring Double Dubs, of Laramie, Wyo.  , a fleet of five food trucks serving wings made of hot sauce that has been voted the best in America.

Featuring Double Dubs, of Laramie, Wyo. , a fleet of five food trucks serving wings made of hot sauce that has been voted the best in America.
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The current record holder is the Village Casino of Jamestown, New York, which sold 40,210 suites in 24 hours.

Famous Duff Suites – Amherst, New York

Tourists go to Angkor Bar. Buffaloes go to Duff’s Restaurant.

At least that’s the word in hot circles in Buffalo, the physical and spiritual home of the hot wing, an American obsession.

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Since then, this beloved local pavilion has expanded to more than six other locations in western New York and Ontario.

All Duff wings come with a warning: “Medium hot is very hot! Medium hot is very hot! Hot is very, very hot!” The company announces.

Larry’s Legend – Sheboygan, Whisk.

This is a no-frills suite joint so beloved in Wisconsin that customers order suites by filling out a paper coupon with their preferred options.

“Very tasty, very consistent, very old school,” says Drew Cerza, founder of the National Buffalo Wing Festival.

Legend Larry’s is “Very old school, consistent, and very tasty.” – “The King’s Wing” by Drew Serza

Legend Larry’s is famous for its signature DOA sauce. Their website says, “This will burn, but unlike many other very hot products, it will also taste great!”

The original location opened in 2001. The store has since expanded to include Green Bay, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan Falls.

Wendell Norton, Massachusetts.

This is the ultimate hidden gem wing joint.

National Chicken Wing Day is celebrated on July 29 across the country, including at Wendell's in Norton, Mass.

National Chicken Wing Day is celebrated on July 29 across the country, including at Wendell’s in Norton, Mass.
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The small, family-owned town boasts only one location — and its loyal fans say — it’s the best hot wings in America.

Wendell’s offers a rare combination of intense heat paired with a delicious mouthfeel.

Serve the wings in wooden salad bowls with plenty of sauce.

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Instead of carrot and celery sticks, Wendell’s wings come with freshly baked Portuguese rolls.

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