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Best wings in Philly?

phillybakingqueen Jun 20, 2013 04:58 AM

My son is heading to sleepaway camp this weekend and has one request before he leaves: wings! I have no idea where to go for this one. All suggestions welcome, preferably in Center City. Thanks :)

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    Boognish Jun 23, 2013 09:48 AM

    The black garlic wings at Cheu Noodle at pretty fantastic. Not traditional, but great.

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      arepo Jun 23, 2013 07:59 AM

      Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

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        cwdonald Jun 23, 2013 12:36 PM

        Arepo if you like Anthony's wings which are baked, you have to try them at Teresa's in Wayne.

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          arepo Jun 24, 2013 01:25 PM

          CW: I DO prefer them baked. Does Teresa's do them baked?
          I certainly will try them.
          Thanks for the tip.

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            cwdonald Jun 24, 2013 01:34 PM

            Yes they do them baked ... description from their menu Wings, oven-roasted, never fried, five whole jumbo chicken wings; choose from cinnamon, rosemary-roasted garlic, Thai-ginger, barbeque, or hot sauce

            I am partial to the rosemary roasted garlic.

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              arepo Jun 24, 2013 05:41 PM

              Punch me, sock me, hit me! I prefer my wings small, not jumbo. I find them less fowl tasting. In fact, I prefer smaller chickens, small (young) veggies, small everything (well, mostly!)

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          crazyspice Jun 23, 2013 02:26 PM

          I do like the wings at Anthony's. My daughter really likes the wings at The Jughandle. Years ago we went to Dadz in Hainesport, NJ and loved their wings.

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            Tom34 Jun 23, 2013 03:18 PM

            M - TH 3p - 6p 1/2 price wings at the Jug & $2.00 domestic pints.

            Its funny you mentioned several places. Many different touches at many different places and rarely are they bad.

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          obx_nancy Jun 20, 2013 12:28 PM

          I've never been but isn't the Jug Handle Inn in Cinnaminson supposed to have the best wings around? I remember it being on a Food Network special a few years ago.


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            Tom34 Jun 21, 2013 09:06 AM

            The Jugs wings rock.

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            Philly Ray Jun 20, 2013 08:17 AM

            Don't know which way you are headed to camp, but I have always heard that Sweet Lucy's has really good wings.

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              Pros626 Jun 20, 2013 07:49 AM

              Ugly Moose in Manayunk. Good amount of meat and well done.

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                barryg Jun 20, 2013 06:18 AM

                Not exactly what you're looking for but for everyone else -- try the wings at Bubba's Texas BBQ in Fishtown, they're great. They are smoked then fried. My go-to place when craving wings now. Only downside is that their hot wings could be spicier.

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                  cwdonald Jun 20, 2013 06:02 AM

                  Probably the first place that comes to mind for a lot of people is Moriarty's (11th and Walnut). Irish pub, hot wings, and they are large (which isn't always a plus in my book... ).

                  If you want a different take on wings, Federal Donuts is now serving wings.. so you are getting something close to a Korean Fried chicken with them.

                  Or you could go out to Cafe Soho in Cheltenham or Cafe Soho II in Blue Bell for the real deal in Korean Fried chicken wings..

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                    tacosandbeer Jun 20, 2013 06:32 AM

                    Second Moriarty's. Their wings are still my husband's benchmark.

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                      givemecarbs Jun 20, 2013 10:42 AM

                      The wings at Soho in bluebell are swoonworthy. I probably will regret mentioning this but sometimes I score wings at Assi as well. You have to time it right though.

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