Chik’n & Mi
> Location: Louisville, KY
Louisville’s Chik’n & Mi specializes in Asian-inspired comfort foods, and their Laotian-spiced fried chicken wings are delicious “naked” on their own, but don’t miss the opportunity to toss them with sweet soy, spicy, or Hot Jaew Bong, a spicy and pungent Laotian chili dip.
Duffy’s Irish Pub
> Location: Washington, D.C.
One of the capital’s best sports bars, Duffy’s, located in the city’s Dupont Circle, has consistently been named the home of the city’s best wings. All of Duffy’s wings are fresh and never frozen, and their hot wing sauce is so popular that it’s sold by the bottle.
> Location: Atlanta, GA
An Atlanta icon since 1982, J.R. Cricket’s is renowned for its Buffalo wings, which are crispy, juicy, and just about perfect. There are also specialty flavors including lemon pepper and Southern sweet BBQ, but don’t try those until you’ve had their original wings, which come in three heat levels.
> Location: Las Vegas, NV
If there’s another wing joint that offers more flavors than Las Vegas’ Wing Joint, we’ve yet to find it. An astonishing 100 flavors of sauces and seasonings are available, in just about every flavor imaginable from Buffalo to BBQ to Asian to nuclear hot. For something different, don’t miss the pig wings, made from pork.
> Location: Birmingham, AL
A popular counter-serve spot in Birmingham, Yo’ Mama’s is best known for its fried chicken, which is available three different ways: crispy wings atop waffles, fried in quarters, and hot wings. The signature hot wings are breaded and fried to golden brown perfection, and retain their crispness even after being tossed with an addictive sweet, spicy, and savory sauce.
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