National Chicken Wing Day falls on Thursday, July 29th, and from buffalo-style to sweet and sour, loaded wings to zesty pineapple-habanero, we narrowed down some great San Diego spots to celebrate this oh-so-delicious holiday!
It just so happens that National Chicken Wing Day falls on a Thursday, which is Bone(s) nugs-n-harmony at The Smoking Gun! From 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm, The Gaslamp bar and restaurant offers all-you-can-eat chicken wings and nuggets for just $15.95. Select from 13 different sauce flavors that include Truffle-Garlic-Parmesan, Pineapple-Habanero, Sweet & Sour, Cali Wing and more. And your first order comes with complimentary tots or thick chips on the side.
The best bites at the beach can be found at Duck Dive, on the corner of Mission Blvd and Emerald Street in PB. After a day spent surfing or relaxing at the beach, chow down on their iconic chicken Wings, double fried in duck fat, and served with a side of mole ranch dipping sauce. Duck Dive features some unique and delicious flavor options, such as fennel and brown sugar rub, and charred adobo sauce.
If you’ve ever been to Bub’s @ the Ballpark or Bub’s @ the Beach, you know both are known for their famous grilled wings, with over 5 million sold! With four categories of flavor that consist of sweet & spicy, sweet & savory, hot, and dry rub, there are plenty of mouth-watering choices. Or opt to try the Garbage Wings, which feature a combination of all Bub’s favorite sauces, tossed with bacon, blue cheese crumbles, almonds, red onion, and sesame seeds. And during Happy Hour, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, you can enjoy $1 wings – what a deal!
To experience a one-of-a-kind style of wings for this national food holiday, visit Tajima’s Convoy or College Heights location to try their Tebasaki Wings. Tebasaki, which translates to ‘wingtips’, refers to the cut of chicken, which comes served with chili and teriyaki. Traditionally, this style of wing is prepared without breading and is most often seasoned after it has been double fried. Pair with AleSmith Brewing Co.’s .394 or Modern Times Brewing Co.’s Fortunate Island, both American Pale ales.
La Bella is known for their famous pizzas, but did you know the pizza garden, which can be found along Chula Vista’s Third Avenue, also features some of the area’s best wings?! From the appetizer menu, you can select from Original Buffalo Wings, Buffalo Garlic Wet Wings, or the Kickin’ BBQ Wings – all of which are a great choice for National Chicken Wing Day. And for those looking to go all out with their celebration, La Bella also offers a family-style tray of 32 wings, with original buffalo or buffalo garlic wet wings and your favorite sauce.
Start your engines with Smokey and The Brisket’s Smoked Whole Chicken Wings on July 29th! One pound of wings served with the restaurant’s BBQ sauce, hot or regular, come hot off the grill and directly to your table to dive into. Smokey and The Brisket is the real deal when it comes to barbecue, as they dedicate all the time and effort it takes to create brilliantly seasoned chicken specialties straight out of the in-house smoker. Enjoy with a chilled beer, hard kombucha, seltzer, cider, wine or cocktail concoctions.