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‘Meat’ the Champions of Our Second Annual Wingfest


Last night a full twenty restaurants, a half-dozen food trucks and vendors, and more than 2,000 guests descended on Empire City Casino to find out who makes the greatest wings in all of Westchester! There were photo ops, big-name local chefs, and even a wing-eating contest! Beer flowed, desserts put us over the top, and all-in-all it was a fabulous evening down by the raceway. Curious how your favorites fared?


The Judge’s Choice winners were:

Best Traditional Buffalo Wing 

The Blind Rhino of Norwalk, CT

Best BBQ 

Peach Lake Market & BBQ of North Salem, NY

Most Flavorful 

Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. of Elmsford, NY

Most Creative 

Village Social of Rye & Mount Kisco, NY


The Crowd Favorites were:

1st place 

Sweet Chili Dijon Wings from Coals Pizza of Port Chester, NY

2nd place 

Korean BBQ Wings from Rye Roadhouse of Rye, NY

3rd place 

Honey Sriracha Wings from Dan Rooney’s Sports Pub, Empire City Casino of Yonkers, NY


Rounding out the top ten were:

4th: Southern Table’s Smoked Buffalo & Molasses Wings
5th: The Blind Rhino’s Togarashi Brown Sugar Wings
6th: NY Firehouse Grille’s French Toast Wings
7th: Rudy’s Hot BBQ Wings
8th: Hoodoo Brown’s Buffalo Wings
9th: Smokehouse Tailgate Grill’s Tailgate Wings, and
10th: Jerry’s Post Road Market’s Southwest Garlic Lime Wings


Check out some of our favorite photos from Wingfest 2018 below!


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