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Riverhead's Best: Wings

Wings are more than appetizers; they are bone-sucking goodness. Which joint makes the best? Time to weigh in.

Do you like them crispy or naked? Hot and spicy or lip-smacking sweet? We’re talking wings, of course.

Chicken wings are a staple in any culture and they have a place on the menus of nearly every restaurant, pub or take-out joint in Riverhead.

Time to weigh in. Riverhead Patch is looking to unearth the best wings in town. Riverhead's Best is a new weekly feature where we’re asking you – our readers – to tell us your top picks.

Each Monday we’ll list our nominees – this week it’s wings – and ask for your recommendation. Did we leave your go-to spot off the list? Go ahead and add it in comments.

Wednesday we’ll narrow the field, taking your recommendations to put to a vote in the ultimate food-fight poll.

Friday afternoon we’ll announce a winner.

Here are the nominees for Riverhead's best wings: 

Digger O'Dell's - Buffalo Chicken Wings

Cody's BBQ and Grill - BBQ Pork Wings

the Riverhead Project - tRP Wings

Spicy's Bar-B-Que - Chicken Wings

Luce and Hawkins - Duck Wings

T.G.I.Friday's - Buffalo Wings

Applebee's - Classic Wings

Cliff's Rendezvous - Chicken Wings

RoadHouse - Buffalo Wings

Now tell us in the comments below who has the best wings in Riverhead.

Robert L. Olson February 20, 2012 at 12:32 PM
For the all around best wings, no one can touch Spicy's.
canttouchthis February 20, 2012 at 01:37 PM
Spicy's is the best!
Thom February 20, 2012 at 01:38 PM
Spicy's has been the best for years!!
Doug Wald February 20, 2012 at 02:38 PM
I think Jerry and the Mermaid should be a nominee, even though they are a seafood establishment, they sell chicken wings by the boatload and likely have the most popular wings in town. They are prepared deep fried but in a sweet soy sauce and can be mild, medium or hot, they are pretty awesome.
joan leogrande February 20, 2012 at 03:23 PM
jerry and mermaids for wings i have them many many times and the staff is so kid friendly and very polite want great wings stop in there, next to atlantis .
Joseph Pinciaro (Editor) February 20, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Good to know, thanks for the nomination - will include on Wednesday!
Rich Freeborn February 20, 2012 at 04:45 PM
Phil's sports bar in wading river has the best wings around!!!!! Cody's are good too and TGI Fridays!!!!
MJ February 20, 2012 at 06:24 PM
Newest delicious addition at Maple Tree Deli - Smoked Chicken Wings!!! Stop by and give them a try!
Jan McKenna February 20, 2012 at 07:55 PM
Jerry and the Mermaids have the best wings. Meaty, crunchy and a terrific sweet, yet tangy, sauce. Their temps are spot on. Served with blue cheese dessing and celery.
Laurie Downs February 20, 2012 at 11:09 PM
Jerry and the mermaid no place can beat them.
Mary R February 20, 2012 at 11:17 PM
Why no Jerry's???? Not a fair representation of Riverhead without it. Oh, and mine....
Rich Freeborn February 21, 2012 at 12:34 AM
My homemade wings are pretty good too....just sayin
hammer February 21, 2012 at 01:01 AM
Spicys ...... the best
BIGKAHUNA February 21, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Spicey's by far! Jerry's are awful!
Donna February 21, 2012 at 09:21 PM
Spicy's. Hands down!!!
theresa February 22, 2012 at 08:51 PM
Diggers hands down
shara February 22, 2012 at 10:37 PM
I Second this! Phils wings are awesome!!! :)
rocketrober February 23, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Nobody cares about your toilet bowl recipe! Just sayin dah!
Cristina Cristina February 24, 2012 at 01:38 AM
Digger's wings are the best!!
Baiting Hollow June 20, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Jerry's are aweful, overpriced and disgustingly sweet...

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