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Have you had Mad Mex(PA) wings...?

scubahood10 Aug 12, 2008 03:08 PM

If so please help! Ever since leaving college and moving back home I can't find wings that even touch this place. If you aren't familiar with these wings they are average size, not tiny but not drumsticks either. They are deep fried but not breaded. I will admit I'm not a buffalo sauce guru but even their hot wings were so good. The best style, IMO, was called the San Fran wings with honey, garlic, and red pepper flakes. They had a ton of flavor but weren't drenched in sauce. Why can't I find any wings like this in Boston?

Here is the website and I recommend this place to anyone who ventures to PA for great wings, beer, and margaritas.

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  1. scubahood10 RE: scubahood10 Aug 12, 2008 03:09 PM


    1. steinpilz RE: scubahood10 Aug 13, 2008 12:14 PM

      I have had wings at MadMex (also at Quaker Steak and Lube) but unfortunately I can't help with your search here. Good luck!

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        pierce RE: scubahood10 Aug 13, 2008 07:31 PM

        That sounds similar to the Halfway Cafe in Watertown-- I've only been once, but I remember them having a honey/garlic/spicy sauce, maybe called "buzz sauce" or something like that? I don't remember the size, but I don't think they were breaded. My wife the wing connoisseur rated them well for Boston. We've never had Mad Max tough... where is it exactly? Pennsylvania's a big place!

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          scubahood10 RE: pierce Aug 14, 2008 06:30 AM

          That is very true. I went to the one in Happy Valley at Penn State but there is one in Philly, one in Ohio and a handful around Pittsburgh. I will have to check out the Halfway. It has been on my want to go list but not for the wings.

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