Metro’s official guide to the best wings for the Super Bowl

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Beer? Check. Chips and dip? Check. Wings? Wings? Oh, come on — you gotta order wings. Luckily, we at Metro sampled over 150 of New York’s best to help you decide which you should nosh on for Super Bowl Sunday.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
700 W. 125th St., 604 Union St., Brooklyn
212-694-1777
347-429-7030
www.dinosaurbarbque.com

“I wanna fly away on these wings.” Maja Lundager
“This is some seriously good barbecue sh—.” Matt Prigge
“Very smoky barbecue flavor, but a far cry from Buffalo wings.” Julia Furlan
“Moist, straight-up goodness.” Eva Kis
“Super juiciest wings I’ve ever had.” Mark Osborne

Talde
369 7th Ave., Park Slope
$9-$16, 347-916-0031
www.taldebrooklyn.com
Take out, dine in

and

Pork Slope
247 5th Ave., Park Slope
$13, 718-768-7675
www.porkslopebrooklyn.com; Dine in, delivery

“That’s a nice tang.” Mark Osborne
“These are interesting; not your usual wings. Great for those who want to make their Super Bowl party a little different.” Dorothy Robinson
“Delicious sweet, crispy coating and great white meat. My favorite.” Emily Laurence
“Like Chinese sesame chicken.” Allen Houston
“Not sure I’m a fan but I feel fancy eating it.” Anna Sanders
“Clumpy and could use more BAM!” Cassandra Garrison

Little Town
118 E. 15th St.; 982 Amsterdam Ave., $11-$24,
212-677-6300
www.littletown.com
Take out, dine in

“This one is not date-friendly. But great for pigging out on the couch.” Tina Chadha
“Very tasty, but not spicy enough for me. Needs more spice!” Lenyon Whitaker
“Sweet and spicy, but not hot. I like that it’s so smoky.” Andrea Park
“Didn’t try the wings, but the pickles are OFF THE CHAIN.” Julia Furlan
These are by far my favorite — I love the blue cheese crumble on top of them. Gives them extra flavor.” Joseph Lauletta

5 Napkin Burger
630 9th Ave.; 150 E. 14th St.; 2315 Broadway
$9.25, 212-757-2277
212-228-5500
212-333-4488
www.5napkinburger.com
Dine in, take out, delivery

“My mouth feels like a pleasant circle of hell.” Anna Sanders
“Exactly so perfectly greasy that you will need five napkins.” Maja Lundager
“Too tomato-flavored, a bit sweet. Not really what you expect for Buffalo wings.” Eva Kis

Wogie’s
39 Greenwich Ave.,
$9.95-$93.50,
212-229-2171
www.wogies.com
Dine in or delivery

“Mediocre! This is NYC. I could get this at Domino’s.” AP
“For what it’s worth, this sauce and carrots/celery is delicious.” JF
“They are not fancy but I still think they are good.” MO

Leave Rochelle Out Of It
205 Chrystie St., $12,
212-673-2400
www.rochellesnyc.com
Dine in

“Holy f—k.” Matt Prigge
“Now I know where all the missing sriracha sauce went – these are delicious wings.” Meredith Engel

Brother Jimmy’s
Various locations
www.brotherjimmys.com
Dine in, take out, delivery

“Meh – This one didn’t really ruffle my feathers any which way.” CG
“Even when you douse them in Buffalo sauce they’re pretty bland.” MP
“Not bad, but slightly bland. Good for unadventurous wing eaters.” MO
“Tasty, not very spicy but the dipping sauce gives it a nice little kick.” LW

Miss Lily’s
132 W. Houston St.,
$13-$16, 646-588-5375
www.misslilysnyc.com
Dine in, delivery

“These have a grilled, juicy and slightly spicy kick. Killer.” JF
“Very juicy, but a very neutral flavor.” Robert Criscola
“They’re juicy and spicy and I generally have no clever words for how good they are.” MP
“Grilled, juicy, Caribbean kick – surprisingly into it.” Molly Martin
“I think these are my favorite.” DR

Bubby’s
71 Gansevoort St.; 120 Hudson St., $10, 212-206-6200
212-219-0666
www.bubbys.com
Dine in

“Bigger = better. More meat is good. Anna likes meat.” AS
“Very tender. Falls apart in your mouth. Not very spicy.” EL
“Classic and meaty: Two things I strive for always.” CG
“Gigantic wings crush all opponents in both size and flavor.” JF
“Great taste but these are so big you’ll only be able to eat two or three before you are full.” AH

Atomic Wings
Various locations
www.atomicwings.com
Dine in, delivery

“Sweet, tasty zinger. It’s a keeper.” CG
“Save yourself the trouble and just buy frozen wings and a bottle of Heinz sweet chili sauce.” AP

508 Brewery
508 Greenwich St.
212-219-2444
www.508nyc.com
$10

“Slightly chewy.” ML
“Not too spicy that it tastes bad or overpowers the meat. It’s good.” EL
“I like the dill sauce instead of blue cheese dressing; it’s different and really good.” AP

The Standard Beirgarten
848 Washington St.
212-645-4646
www.thestandardgrill.com

“Is that Asian spice I taste? You can tell this is a high-end wing.” TC
“Very mild, almost too mild if you are a fan of spiciness.” AS
“These are my overall winner — they are balanced, moist, and a nice little punch in a petite bite.” Gina Angelotti


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