Are you a connoisseur of buffalo wings? Well if so, you are in for a treat this weekend with The Best Wings in Brooklyn competition cook-off co-sponsored by Brooklyn Based and 3V PR & Management and hosted right here in Greenpoint by Red Star. And you get to wash it all down with Brooklyn Brewery beers on tap. It’s like a dream come true! Facebook event here.
17 of the best bars and culinary establishments, from all over the Borough, notorious for their wings are set to cook-off at 3PM on Saturday, February 13, 2010.
Brooklyn journalists and culinary editors, Nick D’Arienzo of the BROOKLYN STAR–QUEENS LEDGER Newspaper Group, Gersh Kuntzman, Editor, THE BROOKLYN PAPER and Annaliese Griffin, Senior Editor, Brooklyn Based will put their expert taste buds to the test and select the Best Wing in Brooklyn!
Based on the judge’s scores and the scores of the community (yes, the public has a say too), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will hand out awards for the Best Wing in Brooklyn, 2 Best Wing Runners-up, and a People’s Choice Award.
And what’s a Brooklyn wing competition without the best beer in Brooklyn? Brooklyn Brewery will be featuring 6 of their finest beers on tap, including Brooklyn Lager, Winter Ale, East India Pale Ale, and their Brewmaster Reserves, Blast, Back Breaker and Cookie Jar Porter, a new addition to the Brewmaster roster.
This event will be a showcase of what Brooklyn’s culinary scene has to offer. So bring your boxing gloves, get in the ring and fight for your favorite wing!
Best Wings in Brooklyn Competition Participants:
Atomic Wings, Carroll Gardens
Bean Post Pub, Bay Ridge
Buffalo Cantina, Williamsburg
Canteena, Bay Ridge
Jake’s Bar-B-Que, Carroll Gardens
Kettle Black Bar and Restaurant, Bay Ridge
Magnolia Restaurant and Bar, Park Slope
Red Star, Greenpoint
Rocky Sullivan’s, Red Hook
SarahJames, Bedford Stuyvesant
Spike Hill, Williamsburg
Sugarcane, Park Slope
Super Wings NY, Crown Heights
Teddy’s Bar and Grill, Williamsburg
Wheeler’s, Sheepshead Bay
Wing Wagon, Flatbush
Yellow Hook Grille, Bay Ridge
Personally, I think Red Star has it in the bag. Home field advantage and their wings are fantastic!