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best chicken wings in or near the Mission (SF)?

I'm craving chicken wings, any style -- Korean to Buffalo and all points in between. I loved the smoked wings at Rebel while it existed.

Where are the best neighborhood wings nowadays?

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    1. Bumping this up for Super Bowl Sunday. I was recently recommended Hog & Rocks and Giordano's. Any opinions about their (and others') wings?

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      1. re: david kaplan

        I haven't tried them, but did notice smoked wings in the case at the 4505 Meats Butcher Shop yesterday.

      2. still have yet to try them, but i continue to hear great things about the wings at little star

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        1. re: vulber

          They're very good, but they're not "Buffalo" in style. I don't think they claim they are (and frankly, it's probably a lot better than a traditional Buffalo wing), but sometimes I specifically want Buffalo wings, and this is not it. Should satisfy the OP just fine, though.

        2. A bit late for SuperBowl, but the Korean wings at Rice And Roll in Pacifica are worth the drive...

          1. I was really impressed by the wings at Phoenix Bar, which is surprising because you wouldn't think it would have good food. But the wings were large, meaty, crispy, sour and spicy.

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            1. re: ajyi2012

              i've genreally liked the food i've had at the phoenix. especially the potato nachos

            2. Not the mission, but a lot of people think that the wings at Kezar Pub on Stanyan are the some of the best traditional buffalo wings in the city. They take phone orders for pick up. You can also get them plain or bbq.

              1. Depending on your definition of near the Mission, Dark Horse Inn does a respectably classic version of Buffalo wings.

                1. Literally the best wings I've ever had are at Fusebox in Oakland.

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                  1. re: Melissa Smith

                    Not near the Mission, but worth the trip. The chef uses a brush to paint on the thinnest possible layer of batter.