When Teressa Bellissimo fried some chicken wings, tossed them in her secret sauce, and served them with blue cheese and celery in 1964 Buffalo, New York, she likely never envisioned how popular they would become.
You can get more than just Buffalo sauce these days. Your wings can be dry or wet, hot or mild, barbecue or lemon pepper.
When you’re craving those flats and drums, where do you go?
For last week’s Best of Atlanta poll, we gave you eight choices for the best wings in Atlanta, but you emailed with 32 more options. Some of those places received more than one nomination, but only one got enough to be added to the poll.
Nancy Clanton writes and edits stories of local interest about health, travel, events and entertainment. She also coordinates coverage and promotion of Pulse, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's digital magazine for nurses in the Southeast. A native of Knoxville and graduate of the University of Tennessee, she has worked at the AJC for 21 years.