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Where to find great wings?

I love a basket of wings (hot) and have tried many different bars. I live downtown, play hockey in etobicoke and have been known to drive great distances to try something. Who has the best wings?

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  1. Here's a recent thread that will help: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/99332

    Actually, I should say that it's a long, old thread with recent posts. :)

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    1. re: TorontoJo

      Definitely read the thread, but let me quickly suggest Chaps on Fairview in Burlington (maybe a 40 minute drive from Etobicoke). Had them again on Sunday-----best wings I've ever had.

    2. Best wings are the ones that use Defcon Wing Sauce. Whether fried, baked or grilled.

      This sauce has revolutionized the wing. No restaurant uses it. If you are lucky you can find some at Taste the 4th Sense on the Danforth - or for sure at www.defconsauces.com.

      I order wings naked at Duff's at put Defcon on it (Defcon #1 mixed with Defcon Deathmatch sauce). If I know I am going out for wings - I just bring it with me. It will turn a mediocre wing into a excellent wing, and excellent wing into a.........you see where this is going.

        1. Squirrely's on Queen West has amazing (grilled) wings!

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          Squirrely's
          810 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

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          1. re: JonasBrand

            I keep hearing that...do you know if they have a wing night on Thursdays? How do theirs compare to McSorley's grilled wings?

            1. re: Food Tourist

              i will take you up on that and drop in to squirrel'y for a sample...i read most of the post that was started in 2003, very usfeul info...i went to school in buffalo and tried just about every place...the size of an average wing in buffalo is well..bigger than here and at times made me wonder...i order the sauce from the anchor bar by the case..it works out to be $6 a bottle...not bad considering taxes and frieght...use it myself and give it to wings lovers.

          2. If you are in the west end - Clarkson Pump and Patio - not breaded and very good. A second place is Rubicon again in Clarkson just a bit further west - they have the best Jerk wings.

            Cheers