For When You're Craving Wings

Is it the return of sports or the chill in the air? We’re not sure, but wings are appearing on menus from Galloway to C-Street, and we’re here for it.

By Megan Dollar

Nov 2020

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Photo courtesy ShutterstockSample some of the best hot wings in 417-land.

Black Market Smokehouse

603 S. Kimbrough Ave., Springfield
One of the current wing trends right now is so hot it’s smokin! Black Market Smokehouse has smoked wings of all flavors from buffalo to honey-rosemary.

Skully’s Ramen

1427 E. Cherry St., Springfield
We know what you’re thinking: You want me to get wings at a ramen place? The answer is yes, because Skully’s serves them in unique flavor combinations: sticky habanero, red curry and blackened chili.

Hard Knox BBQ

2931 E. Battlefield Road, Springfield
Marinated, pecan-smoked and dry-rubbed, these chicken flappers are served with fresh-made ranch or blue cheese.

Lindberg’s Tavern

318 W. Commercial St., Springfield
These are wrapped in bacon. We shouldn’t have to say more, but these also come in three varieties: buffalo, Carolina barbecue and traditional barbecue.