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2001 BEST Wings, West

Busy B Pub


We don’t know how they do it (“If we told you, it wouldn’t be a secret,” the waitress cheerfully told our undercover critic), but this unassuming, family-operated storefront bar sells buffalo, barbecue, honey-hot, and honey-barbecue wings that are the tangiest… read more»

1999 BEST Wings

Busy B Pub


These Buffalo and barbecue wings are as tangy as they are tasty, which is why the regulars here always have a plateful. The Busy B is no glamour spot, but the welcome is warm and the service terrific. read more»

1998 BEST Wings

Buff’s Pub

Newton Corner

It would be a shame if this unpretentious little bar near turnpike exit 17 got too trendy. The honey hot Buffalo wings are worth the few years off your life you risk by dipping them in bleu cheese for an… read more»

1996 BEST Wings

Wing Works


Ten varieties with not only Buffalo but Rochester—the vinegary heat of the former tamed with a mustard-like flavor. What’s next—Schenectady? read more»

1992 BEST Wings

Wings Express


“Pretty meaty,” Landre noted. “More diversity and depth of flavor.” “More subtlety,” said Giezentanner. There was much resting of these wings. read more»