This July 29 marks a special date for all lovers of gastronomy, and that is the Chicken Wing Day, a dish that has become popular in recent years and which is currently not uncommon to eat as a snack or snack, to share with friends and perhaps some company beers.
Origin of chicken wings
According to him National Chicken Council, an organization of the beekeeping industry in the United States, the concept of cooking exclusively chicken wings in a spicy sauce was born in 1964 at the Anchor Bar in the city of Buffalo, New York.
The story goes that the owner of the bar, Teressa Bellissimo, she no longer had enough food, other than cold chicken wings and hot sauce, for her son and some friends who came to the place, so he combined the ingredients and the chicken wings were born.
Another popular version of the story tells that there was an error in the order of chicken for the place, so they brought him only wings and had to serve, instead of different parts of the bird, only wings.
The truth is Those who were the first diners of the fried chicken wings liked the dish, to the extent that the family decided to put it on their menu from the next day, earning the popular name of ‘Buffalo Wings’, comes precisely from the origin that the recipe has, and Bellissimo is recognized as the queen of chicken wings.
In BUphalos became a crucial part of popular culture, to the point of decreeing that there should be a Chicken Wing Day, which is why July is a celebration for this gastronomic dish.
After that, they report, Dick Winger, who sold hot sauce to the bar, went on tour with Dominic, the owners’ son, to promote the items at different food venues across the country.. The success was such that by the 90s, chains of the importance of McDonald’s, KFC or Domino’s already came.
At present, lChicken wings are a popular dish in many parts of the world, and Mexico is no exception, as in many places it is easy to find a place that sells good chicken wings., served with some deep, often the traditional blue cheese, and perhaps celery.
So let’s say no more, let’s celebrate with the celebrant in this International Chicken Wing Day!