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hmg2814 Jan 16, 2011 03:36 PM

When a restaurant's menu mentions "24 chicken wings", should you expect 24 whole chicken wings, or 24 segments of a chicken's wing?

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    beanbreath Jan 17, 2011 02:53 PM

    I would think that most of the time you're going to get the individual sections rather than the jointed v.
    And you all should be going to Tunes on Southport if you want to enjoy your wings.

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      gordeaux Jan 17, 2011 06:03 PM

      Toon's?

      http://chicagotoons.com/

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        amoncada Jan 18, 2011 04:42 PM

        Juicy grilled wings and drumsticks: The garlic pomegranate grilled wings at Noon-o-Kabab are quite good. Also try Juan's Grilled wings at Jake Melnicks Bar and Grill.

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        Bar and Grill
        24204 W Lockport St, Plainfield, IL 60544

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          Beverator Jan 25, 2011 08:05 AM

          Toon's: Yes, very good. And 1/2 price on Mondays.

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        aburkavage Jan 17, 2011 01:18 PM

        Crisp, on Broadway in Lakeview, counts the whole wing as 1 wing. They're not the traditional buffalo-style wings, but I think they're the best in the area and the only place that actually fries them long enough!

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          Breezychow Jan 16, 2011 04:03 PM

          24 chicken wing segments, not 24 whole wings.

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            Cheez62 Jan 16, 2011 04:24 PM

            +1 for the answer of segments. Can't recall the last time I was at a place where the whole wing was served, though I have been a few places where the second segment (not the "drumette") is served with the tip attached. Not much meat added, but some good crunchy bits if properly fried.

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              Lance Corvette Jan 17, 2011 09:37 AM

              And now that you all got me in the mood, where would one get such crunchy and delicious chicken wings? Used to go to that place on Howard but it's not convenient any more. LP, Lakeview area.

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                chicgail Jan 17, 2011 02:00 PM

                I tried Wing Stop and thought it was horrible.

                Buffalo Joe's in Evanston is very good.

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                  lunchbox Jan 23, 2011 11:28 AM

                  Wing Stop is not consistent from one shop to the next.
                  Have had 6 great meals in a row at the location off of Milwaukee ave just north of Armitage.

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                    chicgail Jan 23, 2011 02:23 PM

                    That's where I've been. Thought it was dreadful. Sorry.

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