I'm jonsing for some Buffalo wings.
You know, the real thing, not some take-off of them. Makes me crazy when a place says they have them and then you get some poor representation of them made with some other kind of sauce, which bears no resemblence to Tabasco. Or the wings come out soft and sort of underdone, like they don't understand the skin should be on the crisp side.
I've had some decent ones here and there, for instance, Jeffrey's in Westfield makes a respectable wing - but it sure isn't a Buffalo wing, even tho he's serving it was blue cheese dressing. I think I had them at the Tavern if I'm not mistaken too, and a few other bar type places (probably the Jolly Trolly, maybe it was Charlie Browns, which burned down the other morning anyway so that's out). Anyway, suffice it to say none have come close to what I know a Buffalo wing should taste like.
My favorites are made in NYC at Blondies - if anyone knows them, then you know exactly what I'm aiming for. Those ARE the real deal.
So, anyplace around Union Co. that I don't know about? I'm sure there has to be. I really don't want to go out of the county - it isn't like I'm on a quest major here, I want it to be as close to home as possible but surely this can't be a complete wasteland for this one food, can it? I know I can make them at home, however, my husband isn't big on them and making such a mess for myself isn't very appealing. Rather go out for dinner, let him have what he wants, and let me make a pig out of myself on what I want :-)
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