The best wings are usually served with baby wipes or a roll of paper towels instead of simple napkins. And almost as varied as the wing places themselves, are the varieties that they serve. From mild and just simply tasty all the way to sweat inducing heat, there truly is a flavor for everyone. The wings spots across the Chicago area truly prove that sometimes you eat the finest cuisines with you hands.
812 Clark St., Evanston
This Evanston favorite serves up wings that so good you’ll be forced to leave nothing behind but the bare bones. Their wings are tossed in the sauce of your choice right before you eyes and served with a side a ranch dressing and celery. One trip through their doors and you’ll witness first hand the assembly line precision that cranks out wings for the late nights and the big game.
Wings Around the World
510 E. 75th St Chicago, IL 60619
The name pretty much says it all and with recipes from nine different countries, Wings Around the World will keep you coming back and touring the globe, all on the South Side of Chicago. The carryout focused joint offers sauces like Szechwan (China), Cosmic Curry (India), Jalapeno (Mexico) and Honey Lemon Pepper (America).
Buffalo Wings and Rings
3434 S Halsted St Chicago, IL 60608
A sports bar might be the perfect setting for wings. You can watch the game and test your taste buds by attempting “atomic” levels of heat on any of the nine sauces that Buffalo Wings and Rings offers. Bridgeport’s finest wing stop also offers regular and boneless options.
Buffalo Wild Wings
2464 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60614
Buffalo Wild Wings may have perfected “tablegating.” With more flat-screen TVs than you can keep tabs on there might not be a better place to watch a ball game. Oh, and don’t forget those wings that probably brought you through the doors in the first place. Their sauces range from mild Sweet BBQ and Parmesan Garlic to the manhood testing Mango Habanero and Blazin’…try them at your own risk.
1740 N Harlem Ave Elmwood Park, IL 60707
Over a billion wings served and Wingstop refuses to slow down one bit. These are the people to get you ready for your party or big game. With orders of 100 wings and a variety of sauces that will make your taste buds beg you for more and beg you for mercy, Wingstop has your back. The brave beware, their Atomic sauce will have you running for a fire hose…that is if you’ve got the guts to try ‘em.