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Mar 20, 2014 12:04 PM

A Philly Question for you Buffalo People

We are having one of those "it's not a real cheesesteak" discussions on the Philly board. The bastardization of the cheesesteak as it is recreated poorly through the country, and turned into a "flavor"

So I got to wondering and would like to pose this question to you all:
Does it annoy the heck out of you that "Buffalo Chicken Wings" have become a "thing" unto itself, so far removed from what is the original concept, that it bears almost no resemblance whatsoever?

I'll sit back and listen

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  1. I don't think it's that bad with the wing - I think the general consensus is just that it's hard to find good wings once you get very far outside Buffalo.

    But there is the difference of opinion about the name - here, they're just "wings".

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    1. re: WNYamateur

      aha, like we don't say "Philadelphia Cheesesteak" we just say "cheesesteak" or "steak sandwich"
      Thank you for that, I appreciate it!

    2. We don't consider wings to be Buffalo Wings (which, as noted by WNYAmateur, are just "wings" in WNY) if they're breaded, or boneless, or baked, or sauced with something other than something resembling Frank's Hot sauce. Breaded and baked mango chutney wings are not "wings" in the Buffalo Wings sense; they're just wings.