They say some food are better enjoyed when eaten with the use of your hands and fingers than that of a spoon and a fork; buffalo wings is definitely one of them.
Part of the joy of having these lip smackingly tender pieces of chicken is being able casually eat it for most occasions.
Now with a variety of new sauces and flavours offered by different restaurants, it’s the perfect time to wear those plastic gloves and get your hands dirty with these wings.
5. Buffalo Wild Wings
This chain of sports bars is famous for welcoming patrons looking to catch sporting events while munching down on casual Western dishes; but given its name, the star standout and favorite – the chicken wings.
They offer more than a dozen sauces to flavour your order of wings from both ends of the spicy spectrum, appropriately labelled Smilin’ and Screamin’.
Buffalo Wild Wings falls on the pricier end of this list; they offer their traditional chicken wings in four serving sizes: snack (P325), small (P625), medium (P925), and large (P1145). All orders come with the customer’s choice of celery, carrots, bleu cheese, or ranch dressing.
One of the branches of Buffalo Wild Wings is located at Ground Floor, Glorietta 2, Ayala Center, Glorietta Complex, Makati City and is open everyday from 11am to 12 midnight.
Offering an overwhelming variety of the classic buffalo wings, Wingman not only serves amazing chicken but is a pretty good place for a hangout.
They offer glazed chickens like Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan, Mango Barbecue, Ragin’ Cajun and even an adobo style cleverly called Wing Dela Cruz; all come in standard servings and prices – half a dozen (P235) and a dozen (P395).
The wings are consistently tender, juicy, and always hits the spot for those Friday night cravings. Complete the hangout by pairing your order of wings with an ice cold bottle of beer.
Wingman is located at The Collective, 7274 Malugay Street, San Antonio, Makati City and is open everyday from 11am to 1am.
3. Flaming Wings
Having opened branches in the Taft and Katipunan area, Flaming Wings have been given students the pleasure of enjoying some mouthwatering wings on a much tighter budget.
Their buffalo wings are always very satisfying, especially when coupled with their signature sauces which include Hot Honey Mustard, Caribbean Jerk, and K-Pop, which they describe as spicy with a Korean kick.
As mentioned, the prices are moderately friendly to students and groups who want to share. Those eating solo could opt for 3 wings (P170) while those looking to dine with their friends can go for 15 wings (P825). All come with a choice of sauce and dip.
Flaming Wings has multiple branches, one of them is located in 321 A. Aguirre avenue, BF Homes, Paranaque and is open everyday from 10am to 10pm.
2. Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina
Better known for their nachos and tacos, Silantro’s Calliente Wings (P205) definitely must not be overlooked. Its appetizing mix of sweet and spicy taste is the best treat for those taste buds.
Also served with thin cuts of lettuce on top, this an easy steal for its price and great taste; best of all, it’s good for sharing between two people.
Most, if not all, of Silantro’s branches are almost always packed with people, so be prepared for a queue. Best be there before peak meal hours to easily find a seat.
One of Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina’s branches is located in 75 East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo
Pasig and it’s open everyday from 11am to 11pm.
1. Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings
A bang for your buck when it comes to taste and price, Frankie’s is sure to have the wings you’ve been craving for. Not only are their servings priced affordably but, they’re tasty enough to have you coming back for more.
Much like the others on this list, they offer a selection of flavors, ordered in half a dozen (P199) and one dozen (P369) servings.
They even have you covered in cases you can’t decide the exact flavor you want with their Wings World platter (P369), a dozen pieces of mixed Garlic Parmesan, Nagoya Tebasaki, and Smokey BBQ.
Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings has multiple branches, one of them is located at Ground Floor, City Golf Plaza, Julia Vargas Avenue, Ugong, Pasig City and is open everyday from 11am to 3am, reaching 4am on weekends.
Be it a snack, an essential meal, or with a beer, buffalo chicken wings are the best kind of casual comfort food. It could serve as an appetizer for a bigger meal or be the meal itself.
It’s the type of food you constantly crave for because of its overall appealing taste so be sure to keep an eye out as these places often come up with new flavors and sauces to crave for.
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