This Ohio Restaurant Serves The Best Chicken Wings

By Taylor Linzinmeir

July 29, 2022

Baked chicken wings with sesame seeds and sweet chili sauce
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While fried chicken is synonymous with Southern cooking, did you know the idea of chicken wings was actually born in Buffalo, New York? Teressa Bellissimo, co-owner of Anchor Bar, needed a late night snack for her, her son and his friends one night in 1964. She cooked up some leftover wings, a part of the chicken typically used to make broth at the time, and tossed them in hot sauce. They ended up being so good that Bellissimo added them to the bar's menu the very next day, plating them with celery slices and bleu cheese.

Now that you know the history, it's time to enjoy the best chicken wings in your state. Eat This, Not That! compiled a list of all the best restaurants serving chicken wings across America right now. They named Wing Champ in Cincinnati as a must-visit spot for chowing down on some wings in Ohio. Here's what they had to say about it:

Yelp reviews of Wing Champ look more like love letters. This Cincinnati restaurant gets extra creative with its dry rubs, with pomegranate red bell pepper, tequila lime, and many more on the menu. Sop up your sauce with the honey cornbread.

Curious where to find the best chicken wings in the rest of the U.S.? Check out the full article here.

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