Way back when, chicken wings used to be a throwaway part of the bird, or in the summer, bait for crabs. Now they're one of the most iconic Super Bowl party foods and the subject of much debate.
Wings can be fried with a crisp coating or rubbed with spices and baked. They range from mild to so earth's-core hot that you won't taste food for a week. We now have traditional and boneless, and there are as many flavors of wings as there are cuisines.
So where's the best place in Central Connecticut to get wings, and is that where you'll be for the Super Bowl?
Each Tuesday, Patch asks its readers to tell us about their favorite places to eat in Central Connecticut. So turn on ESPN, and let's talk wings!