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2013 National Buffalo Wing Festival at Coca-Cola Field - PHOTOS

gallery by Don Nieman  • 

{video_photo_caption}They came from all across the country to participate in the National Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival.

It was a hot, humid first day of September in downtown Buffalo as connoisseurs of chicken wings from every state and all the continents (other than Antartica) gathered on the covered surface of Coca-Cola Field to taste, devour and gorge on chicken wings from friers…

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National Chicken Wing Day: 15 national tweets that embarrass Buffalo

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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As a Buffalonian, there are two ways of dealing with the fallout of National Chicken Wing Day—you know, the day of celebration that began…

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Queen City Bucket List: Hottest wing search

blog by Erin Daetsch  • 

{video_photo_caption}Hot Sauce

Some people like ketchup. Others like mustard. I like Frank’s RedHot Sauce.

And so you know I’m not exaggerating my obsession for the sake of this post, I have included a picture of myself returning from…

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Darien Lake launches into 2013 with new attractions

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Darien Lake to offer new attractions, enhancements

Darien Lake will launch into 2013 with a blast-off—quite literally.

Blast Off, a new rocket-inspired thrill ride meant to simulate a NASA launch, is one of the many new attractions

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If McDonald’s had wings

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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As Buffalonians, we hold our beloved chicken wings close to our hearts. The saucy poultry parts are central to our city’s identity, a symbol of spicy toughness and tailgating gluttony. We take them seriously—we have a late-summer…

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Gift a taste of Buffalo this Christmas

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / sekimura

As a former Buffalo expat, myself, I remember the moment when my body ached—yes, physical pain—for Imperial Pizza.

Hometown food withdrawal is something often overlooked when considering a move away from the Queen City, but the craving for Mighty…

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Anchor Bar expands to Ontario

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The Anchor Bar’s chicken wings are a tourism magnet, a source of Buffalo’s identity and pride. Now, they’re no longer just Buffalo’s—a franchising group will open another Anchor Bar in Hamilton, Ontario, this winter,

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Filmmakers hunt for the world’s best Buffalo wing - VIDEO

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}The Great Chicken Wing Hunt

Journalist Matt Reynolds has always loved a good wing—it’s in his upstate New York blood—so much so that the Lyons native threw wing parties while on assignment in Central Europe.

At one particular wing party, Reynolds and the party-goers—some…

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A chat with Bob Saget - INTERVIEW

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Bob Saget

I was a little unsure of what exactly it would be like to talk to Bob Saget on the phone. Would I be getting the foul-mouthed comedian from the popular HBO standup shows? The charming narration voice on “How I Met Your Mother”? Possibly a version of Danny…

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The Anchor Bar makes USA Today’s list of best places for wings

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / bryce_edwards

How nice of USA Today to compile a list of the “10…

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Geico Gecko visits Buffalo

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I was skimming YouTube this morning when I came across a video blog featuring the Geico Gecko, the insurance company’s popular green spokeslizard, who’s apparently trekking across…

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Through the Eyes of the Wing Vendors

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Wing King Drew Cerza’s Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival is a perfect opportunity for restaurants to market themselves and promote new sauces.  70,000+ wing-lovers will converge on Coca-Cola Field this…