Go Back   Winnipesaukee Forum > Winnipesaukee Forums > Restaurant Information & Reviews
Home Forums Gallery YouTube Channel Classifieds Links Blogs Calendar Register FAQDonate Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-09-2018, 01:44 PM   #1
daveschappell
Junior Member
 
daveschappell's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Wolfeboro, NH
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Good Buffalo Wings anywhere near Wolfeboro?!?

Now that winter is formally here, and the cold weather has arrived (not to mention playoff football), I have a hankering for good buffalo chicken wings. And 'not' tenders, wingdings, or any other wannabees.

Does anyone know of any place within 10 miles of Wolfeboro that makes really good wings? (I searched Yelp and other online forums and didn't find anything that stands out).

Thanks!
daveschappell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 02:00 PM   #2
Woodsy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Weirs Beach
Posts: 1,436
Thanks: 37
Thanked 587 Times in 234 Posts
Default

If you come to the dark side of the lake.... We have the award winning Looney Bin Buffalo wings! Sooo freakin good!


Woodsy
__________________
The only way to eliminate ignorant behavior is through education. You can't fix stupid.
Woodsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 02:29 PM   #3
daveschappell
Junior Member
 
daveschappell's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Wolfeboro, NH
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Woodsy View Post
If you come to the dark side of the lake.... We have the award winning Looney Bin Buffalo wings! Sooo freakin good!


Woodsy
I'm willing to drive over to Weirs for crazy-good wings -- I'll report back on how they stack up!
daveschappell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 05:57 PM   #4
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Woodsy View Post
If you come to the dark side of the lake.... We have the award winning Looney Bin Buffalo wings! Sooo freakin good!


Woodsy
What do you mean by the dark side of the lake? I think it's the best side.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 06:08 PM   #5
ishoot308
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Gilford, NH / Welch Island
Posts: 3,938
Thanks: 1,316
Thanked 2,749 Times in 1,020 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by daveschappell View Post
I'm willing to drive over to Weirs for crazy-good wings -- I'll report back on how they stack up!
Though I have not tried them, I have heard nothing but great things about the Looney Binís wings! While your on that side of the lake, stop by the Lyons Den bar for some more excellent wings!

Good luck on you wing adventure!

Dan
__________________
It's Always Sunny On Welch Island!!
ishoot308 is online now   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-09-2018, 06:13 PM   #6
mneck1814
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Hartford, VT/Moultonborough
Posts: 81
Thanks: 18
Thanked 35 Times in 15 Posts
Default

I went to college in Buffalo and I once flew home next to someone who carried on 5 dozen wings for their Super Bowl party in Boston! Anchor Bar, the place that invented wings, has a location in the Buffalo airport and the guy had called his order in when he got on the plane from Boston to Buffalo, an Anchor Bar employee had the wings ready for him at the gate and he basically turned around, got back on the plane and returned to Boston. So you could always hop a plane to Buffalo and pick up the real deal!
mneck1814 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 06:58 PM   #7
joey2665
Senior Member
 
joey2665's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Meredith Bay & LI, NY
Posts: 992
Thanks: 177
Thanked 130 Times in 84 Posts
Default T Bones/Cactus Jacks

Quote:
Originally Posted by mneck1814 View Post
I went to college in Buffalo and I once flew home next to someone who carried on 5 dozen wings for their Super Bowl party in Boston! Anchor Bar, the place that invented wings, has a location in the Buffalo airport and the guy had called his order in when he got on the plane from Boston to Buffalo, an Anchor Bar employee had the wings ready for him at the gate and he basically turned around, got back on the plane and returned to Boston. So you could always hop a plane to Buffalo and pick up the real deal!
T Bones/Cactus jacks in Laconia have excellent wings. If you like them really crispy, like I do get them tiki style and the buffalo sauce on the side.

I am literally 500 yards from Loony Bin and did not know they had award winning wings. Going to give them a try during the fishing derby.
joey2665 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 06:59 PM   #8
Outdoorsman
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 478
Thanks: 44
Thanked 97 Times in 64 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Woodsy View Post
If you come to the dark side of the lake.... We have the award winning Looney Bin Buffalo wings! Sooo freakin good!


Woodsy
Are these soaked in "Franks Red Hot sauce" as most places do, or are they something better?
Outdoorsman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 07:49 PM   #9
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mneck1814 View Post
I went to college in Buffalo and I once flew home next to someone who carried on 5 dozen wings for their Super Bowl party in Boston! Anchor Bar, the place that invented wings, has a location in the Buffalo airport and the guy had called his order in when he got on the plane from Boston to Buffalo, an Anchor Bar employee had the wings ready for him at the gate and he basically turned around, got back on the plane and returned to Boston. So you could always hop a plane to Buffalo and pick up the real deal!
That must have neen a smelly flight. I use to work with a guy that would get the hottest wings he could get for lunch. They were so hot he would be sweating eating them. The place smelled of hot sauce for days.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app

Last edited by Biggd; 01-09-2018 at 09:57 PM.
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 07:52 PM   #10
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Biggd View Post
That must have neen a smelly flight. I use to work with a guy that would get the hottest wings he could get for lunch. They wete so hot he would ne sweating eating them. The place smelled of hot sauce for days.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
My fingers are just too big for this phone. LOL!

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 07:54 PM   #11
Hillcountry
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 851
Thanks: 453
Thanked 116 Times in 75 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Biggd View Post
That must have neen a smelly flight. I use to work with a guy that would get the hottest wings he could get for lunch. They wete so hot he would ne sweating eating them. The place smelled of hot sauce for days.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
Was his name Jeff by any chance? We used to have a keyboard player in our band that did the same thing...used to bring his own sauce to restaurants and clubs where we played because the house sauce was never hot enough.
One time when he was eating some my eyes were burning from 10 feet away...
Hillcountry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2018, 09:59 PM   #12
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hillcountry View Post
Was his name Jeff by any chance? We used to have a keyboard player in our band that did the same thing...used to bring his own sauce to restaurants and clubs where we played because the house sauce was never hot enough.
One time when he was eating some my eyes were burning from 10 feet away...
No his name was not Jeff. I don't know how they can eat them that hot!

Last edited by Biggd; 01-10-2018 at 08:31 AM.
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:04 AM   #13
joey2665
Senior Member
 
joey2665's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Meredith Bay & LI, NY
Posts: 992
Thanks: 177
Thanked 130 Times in 84 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hillcountry View Post
Was his name Jeff by any chance? We used to have a keyboard player in our band that did the same thing...used to bring his own sauce to restaurants and clubs where we played because the house sauce was never hot enough.
One time when he was eating some my eyes were burning from 10 feet away...
I love wings and I love them hot and crispy but not so hot that my eyes are tearing and my nose running. That is just not and enjoyable experience.
joey2665 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:07 AM   #14
fatlazyless
Senior Member
 
fatlazyless's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 5,514
Thanks: 178
Thanked 372 Times in 271 Posts
Default ... what, no Meredith hot wings bar?

For $8.99/lb plus 9% NH-meals tax, the Hannafords in Gilford and Plymouth have a hot chicken wings bar that usually has a hot sauced, boneless, Louisiana style hot wing. Last summer, the price got reduced to 6.99/lb.

The wings bar in Plymouth always has more variety than the one at the Gilford store, and includes about three styles of wings w/bones intact, and two styles without bones, plus onion rings, potato wedges, cheese doobies, and chicken rolls.

Unfortunately, the Meredith NH Hannafords has neither a hot wings bar or a salad bar. All they have is an olive bar which has lots of different olives which look like they have been sitting there for 100-years, since Le Grand Bataille de Belgium.
__________________
Down & out, livn that Walmart side of the lake!
fatlazyless is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:17 AM   #15
daveschappell
Junior Member
 
daveschappell's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Wolfeboro, NH
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Thank you, everyone, for all the replies -- incredibly helpful!
daveschappell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:27 AM   #16
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fatlazyless View Post
For $8.99/lb plus 9% NH-meals tax, the Hannafords in Gilford and Plymouth have a hot chicken wings bar that usually has a hot sauced, boneless, Louisiana style hot wing. Last summer, the price got reduced to 6.99/lb.

The wings bar in Plymouth always has more variety than the one at the Gilford store, and includes about three styles of wings w/bones intact, and two styles without bones, plus onion rings, potato wedges, cheese doobies, and chicken rolls.

Unfortunately, the Meredith NH Hannafords has neither a hot wings bar or a salad bar. All they have is an olive bar which has lots of different olives which look like they have been sitting there for 100-years, since Le Grand Bataille de Belgium.
What, no wings at Walmart? You need something to munch on while you're getting that $19.88 oil change on the Porsche.
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:30 AM   #17
joey2665
Senior Member
 
joey2665's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Meredith Bay & LI, NY
Posts: 992
Thanks: 177
Thanked 130 Times in 84 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fatlazyless View Post
For $8.99/lb plus 9% NH-meals tax, the Hannafords in Gilford and Plymouth have a hot chicken wings bar that usually has a hot sauced, boneless, Louisiana style hot wing. Last summer, the price got reduced to 6.99/lb.

The wings bar in Plymouth always has more variety than the one at the Gilford store, and includes about three styles of wings w/bones intact, and two styles without bones, plus onion rings, potato wedges, cheese doobies, and chicken rolls.

Unfortunately, the Meredith NH Hannafords has neither a hot wings bar or a salad bar. All they have is an olive bar which has lots of different olives which look like they have been sitting there for 100-years, since Le Grand Bataille de Belgium.
I've had the wings at Hannafords. They really are not that good and many times they are laying around for hours.
joey2665 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:38 AM   #18
Doobs41378
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 416
Thanks: 33
Thanked 52 Times in 43 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by joey2665 View Post
I've had the wings at Hannafords. They really are not that good and many times they are laying around for hours.


Iíd imagine just reheated from the day before. I canít imagine they throw it away every night.


Sent from my iPhone using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
Doobs41378 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:48 AM   #19
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by joey2665 View Post
I've had the wings at Hannafords. They really are not that good and many times they are laying around for hours.
That's why they drop the price to $6.99/lb and even that's too much.
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 10:50 AM   #20
winlessinnh
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 31
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Anchor Bar

Why not just order them from the Anchor Bar on line. https://www.anchorbar.com/store.html
winlessinnh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 11:07 AM   #21
Biggd
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Waltham Ma./Meredith NH
Posts: 947
Thanks: 113
Thanked 85 Times in 58 Posts
Default

I've yet to try the Looney Bin but I have heard nothing but good things about it. It's always busy when I drive by. Even though I was a biker when I met my wife she's not a big biker crowd fan so I will have to try it on my own.
Bike weekend is a dad's weekend at my place and I aim to keep it that way.
Biggd is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 11:41 AM   #22
fatlazyless
Senior Member
 
fatlazyless's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 5,514
Thanks: 178
Thanked 372 Times in 271 Posts
Default

......slightly off topic ..... but, what the hay? ...... say there buddy! .....is the NH 9% meals and rental tax on Hannafords' chicken wings deductible from federal taxes similar to the local property tax which now has a $10,000 limit?
__________________
Down & out, livn that Walmart side of the lake!
fatlazyless is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 11:45 AM   #23
baygo
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 351
Thanks: 100
Thanked 203 Times in 83 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Biggd View Post
I've yet to try the Looney Bin but I have heard nothing but good things about it. It's always busy when I drive by. Even though I was a biker when I met my wife she's not a big biker crowd fan so I will have to try it on my own.
Bike weekend is a dad's weekend at my place and I aim to keep it that way.
The only reason anybody would mention a chicken wing from any place other than the Loony Bin is because they haven't tried the Loony Bin.

It's not limited to the biker crowd. I prefer to think of it as a place where I can sneak away to when life is just a little bit crazy.
baygo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 01:09 PM   #24
AC2717
Senior Member
 
AC2717's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Maynard, MA & Paugus Bay
Posts: 1,999
Thanks: 510
Thanked 215 Times in 156 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fatlazyless View Post
......slightly off topic ..... but, what the hay? ...... say there buddy! .....is the NH 9% meals and rental tax on Hannafords' chicken wings deductible from federal taxes similar to the local property tax which now has a $10,000 limit?
no it is prepared food

much like lobsters, if buy uncooked it is not taxed, if cooked it is prepared and then it is taxed
__________________
Capt. of the "No Worries"
AC2717 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 01:15 PM   #25
VitaBene
Senior Member
 
VitaBene's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Moultonborough
Posts: 3,029
Thanks: 1,205
Thanked 1,323 Times in 659 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Biggd View Post
I've yet to try the Looney Bin but I have heard nothing but good things about it. It's always busy when I drive by. Even though I was a biker when I met my wife she's not a big biker crowd fan so I will have to try it on my own.
Bike weekend is a dad's weekend at my place and I aim to keep it that way.
Good plan!! The Bin is a great place
VitaBene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 01:17 PM   #26
VitaBene
Senior Member
 
VitaBene's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Moultonborough
Posts: 3,029
Thanks: 1,205
Thanked 1,323 Times in 659 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by baygo View Post
The only reason anybody would mention a chicken wing from any place other than the Loony Bin is because they haven't tried the Loony Bin.

It's not limited to the biker crowd. I prefer to think of it as a place where I can sneak away to when life is just a little bit crazy.
Ray, hope to see you in there sometime... perhaps we need a LB forumfest!
VitaBene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 01:33 PM   #27
upthesaukee
Senior Member
 
upthesaukee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Alton Bay
Posts: 4,429
Thanks: 1,244
Thanked 1,289 Times in 694 Posts
Default

Just a personal preference. I happen to like Buffalo Wild Wings, usually in Rochester. I like the variety of spices or sauces. My wife and I went from an ok place for wins and a beer, plus maybe some interesting sports on TV, to really liking the wings after one waitress asked us if we had ever tried them "extra crispy". We hadn't, we did, and we really liked them. That's how we order them all the time now.

Dave

Sent from my SM-T580 using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
__________________
I Live Here... I am always UPTHESAUKEE !!!!
upthesaukee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 01:37 PM   #28
joey2665
Senior Member
 
joey2665's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Meredith Bay & LI, NY
Posts: 992
Thanks: 177
Thanked 130 Times in 84 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by upthesaukee View Post
Just a personal preference. I happen to like Buffalo Wild Wings, usually in Rochester. I like the variety of spices or sauces. My wife and I went from an ok place for wins and a beer, plus maybe some interesting sports on TV, to really liking the wings after one waitress asked us if we had ever tried them "extra crispy". We hadn't, we did, and we really liked them. That's how we order them all the time now.

Dave

Sent from my SM-T580 using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
Mental note on the extra crispy. Thank you
joey2665 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 02:17 PM   #29
Woodsy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Weirs Beach
Posts: 1,436
Thanks: 37
Thanked 587 Times in 234 Posts
Default

Outdoorsman.... Michelle @ Looney Bin makes her own Buffalo Wing Sauce. I am not privy to the ingredient list! I can tell you its awesome! Actually all of the stuff on her menu is AWESOME!

I do order my wings "extra crispy"

If you want to try something different.... try the Buffalo Chicken Nachos! Effing AMAZING!

Woodsy
__________________
The only way to eliminate ignorant behavior is through education. You can't fix stupid.
Woodsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 02:38 PM   #30
jbolty
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 237
Thanks: 39
Thanked 65 Times in 30 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Woodsy View Post
Outdoorsman.... Michelle @ Looney Bin makes her own Buffalo Wing Sauce. I am not privy to the ingredient list! I can tell you its awesome! Actually all of the stuff on her menu is AWESOME!

I do order my wings "extra crispy"

If you want to try something different.... try the Buffalo Chicken Nachos! Effing AMAZING!

Woodsy
Extra crispy is the way to go, unless of course the place normally cooks them enough.

NOTHING is worse than undercooked wings with flabby fatty skin.

Seems like the more simple something is, the easier it is to screw it up.
  1. Cook wings thoroughly, but not over done.
  2. Don't drown in a gallon of sauce.
  3. Have a good variety of sauces or dry rub versions of various heat levels.
  4. Plenty of decent quality napkins.
jbolty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2018, 03:00 PM   #31
winnitru
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: SW FL and Wingate Cove
Posts: 47
Thanks: 44
Thanked 13 Times in 9 Posts
Default

The Meat market on Mill Street has buffalo marinated wings that are ready for the grill or the oven. They are a staple in our house on football weekends
winnitru is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2018, 05:10 PM   #32
baygo
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 351
Thanks: 100
Thanked 203 Times in 83 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VitaBene View Post
Ray, hope to see you in there sometime... perhaps we need a LB forumfest!
Yes it would be nice to bump into you there as well. My visits there are sporadic and unpredictable. Most common in the summer time. Mid-day, on a day when every piece of maintenance equipment I touch breaks down.

This thread did create a hankering for some wings. I just left LB and the wings were fantastic.

Wish I could get there by sled
baygo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2018, 05:36 PM   #33
Greene's Basin Girl
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Moultonborough, NH
Posts: 1,470
Thanks: 390
Thanked 506 Times in 255 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Biggd View Post
What do you mean by the dark side of the lake? I think it's the best side.

Sent from my SM-G950U using Winnipesaukee Forum mobile app
Each and every side of the lake is the best side of the lake. Beauty is is the eye of the beholder!

Last edited by Greene's Basin Girl; 01-12-2018 at 05:36 PM. Reason: Typo
Greene's Basin Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2018, 03:46 AM   #34
garysanfran
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Francisco/Meredith
Posts: 488
Thanks: 132
Thanked 175 Times in 78 Posts
Default Just saw an interesting recipe...

Using turkey wings!!!

For years I've made them using chicken thighs...meatier than wings. May try the turkey thing while watching the Patriots in the Superbowl.
__________________
Gary
~~~~_/) ~~~
~~~~~~~~
garysanfran is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2018, 07:21 PM   #35
Hillcountry
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 851
Thanks: 453
Thanked 116 Times in 75 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by garysanfran View Post
Using turkey wings!!!

For years I've made them using chicken thighs...meatier than wings. May try the turkey thing while watching the Patriots in the Superbowl.
I think turkey wings are too boney for wings...no little drumstick on them...
Hillcountry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2018, 07:01 AM   #36
Blstr88
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Its not exactly NEAR wolfeboro...but no further of a drive than Laconia really...

Willys Ale Room over in Acton, ME on Rt 109 has the BEST chicken wings anywhere in the Northeast!
Blstr88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2018, 07:47 AM   #37
BroadHopper
Senior Member
 
BroadHopper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Laconia NH / Breckenridge CO
Posts: 4,615
Thanks: 2,120
Thanked 791 Times in 549 Posts
Default Chicken Wings

Looney Bin at the Weirs followed by Shooter's and Brookside Pizza, both in Belmont. If you are traveling from Portsmouth, pick up your order at Wing Itz! Best in NH!
__________________
Someday may never be an actual day.
BroadHopper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2018, 09:32 PM   #38
daveschappell
Junior Member
 
daveschappell's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Wolfeboro, NH
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

I checked out photos on all of the recent recommendations, and they all look outstanding & have been added to my 'starred locations' on Google Maps -- you all are awesome!
daveschappell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 01:09 PM   #39
Woodsy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Weirs Beach
Posts: 1,436
Thanks: 37
Thanked 587 Times in 234 Posts
Default

Looney Bin got #4 on the recent WMUR Best Wings!

Woodsy
__________________
The only way to eliminate ignorant behavior is through education. You can't fix stupid.
Woodsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 01:12 PM   #40
baygo
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 351
Thanks: 100
Thanked 203 Times in 83 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Woodsy View Post
Looney Bin got #4 on the recent WMUR Best Wings!

Woodsy
Good for them, but they deserve better. I reiterated the only reason somebody would vote for somebody else's is because they haven't tried the loony bin's .
baygo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 02:56 PM   #41
garysanfran
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Francisco/Meredith
Posts: 488
Thanks: 132
Thanked 175 Times in 78 Posts
Default A recipe I've used often...

I substitute thighs and increase the time by about 50%. Crispy skin...I guess Sunday I'll be doing this again!

Ingredients
12 whole chicken wings (use thighs)
3 ounces unsalted butter
1 small clove garlic, minced (use 2)
1/4 cup hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions
Place a 6-quart saucepan with a steamer basket and 1-inch of water in the
bottom, over high heat, cover and bring to a boil.
Remove the tips of the wings and discard or save for making stock. Using kitchen shears, or a knife, separate the wings at the joint. Place the wings into the steamer basket, cover, reduce the heat to medium and steam for 10 minutes. Remove the wings from the basket and carefully pat dry. Lay the wings out on a cooling rack set in a half sheet pan lined with paper towels and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
Replace the paper towels with parchment paper. Roast on the middle rack of the oven for 20 minutes. Turn the wings over and cook another 20 minutes or until meat is cooked through and the skin is golden brown.
While the chicken is roasting, melt the butter in a small bowl along with the
garlic. Pour this along with hot sauce and salt into a bowl large enough to hold all of the chicken and stir to combine.
Remove the wings from the oven and transfer to the bowl and toss with the sauce.
Serve warm. Rated: 4 stars out of 588 Reviews

Open another beer...
__________________
Gary
~~~~_/) ~~~
~~~~~~~~
garysanfran is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 03:00 PM   #42
ishoot308
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Gilford, NH / Welch Island
Posts: 3,938
Thanks: 1,316
Thanked 2,749 Times in 1,020 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by winlessinnh View Post
Why not just order them from the Anchor Bar on line. https://www.anchorbar.com/store.html
I tried some of those last weekend and cooked them up while we were ice fishing. They were great!!
Attached Images
 
__________________
It's Always Sunny On Welch Island!!
ishoot308 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 03:36 PM   #43
joey2665
Senior Member
 
joey2665's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Meredith Bay & LI, NY
Posts: 992
Thanks: 177
Thanked 130 Times in 84 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ishoot308 View Post
I tried some of those last weekend and cooked them up while we were ice fishing. They were great!!
Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
joey2665 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 04:39 PM   #44
Hillcountry
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 851
Thanks: 453
Thanked 116 Times in 75 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ishoot308 View Post
I tried some of those last weekend and cooked them up while we were ice fishing. They were great!!
Looks yummy! So do you just re-heat these wings or cook from raw?
Hillcountry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 06:45 PM   #45
ishoot308
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Gilford, NH / Welch Island
Posts: 3,938
Thanks: 1,316
Thanked 2,749 Times in 1,020 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hillcountry View Post
Looks yummy! So do you just re-heat these wings or cook from raw?
They come cooked, just reheat. I bought some of their buffalo wing sauce and that too was great!

Dan
__________________
It's Always Sunny On Welch Island!!
ishoot308 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 07:44 PM   #46
Hillcountry
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 851
Thanks: 453
Thanked 116 Times in 75 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ishoot308 View Post
They come cooked, just reheat. I bought some of their buffalo wing sauce and that too was great!

Dan
Thanks! Iíll have to try these!
Hillcountry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 09:11 PM   #47
baygo
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 351
Thanks: 100
Thanked 203 Times in 83 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ishoot308 View Post
They come cooked, just reheat. I bought some of their buffalo wing sauce and that too was great!

Dan
I'm seldom one to criticize prices of food but, $1.99 Per wing when ordering at least 100. That is very steep. Seems to be priced for a half price coupon. Can't remember which night it is but I think looney bin has a .50 per wing special.
baygo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 09:30 PM   #48
ishoot308
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Gilford, NH / Welch Island
Posts: 3,938
Thanks: 1,316
Thanked 2,749 Times in 1,020 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by baygo View Post
I'm seldom one to criticize prices of food but, $1.99 Per wing when ordering at least 100. That is very steep. Seems to be priced for a half price coupon. Can't remember which night it is but I think looney bin has a .50 per wing special.
No doubt they are expensive but this is the place that invented the buffalo wing so I had to try them for nostalgic purposes!

I wouldn’t doubt if Looney Bins are better. As soon as I try them I will let you know!

Dan
__________________
It's Always Sunny On Welch Island!!
ishoot308 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 10:54 PM   #49
baygo
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 351
Thanks: 100
Thanked 203 Times in 83 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ishoot308 View Post
No doubt they are expensive but this is the place that invented the buffalo wing so I had to try them for nostalgic purposes!

I wouldnít doubt if Looney Bins are better. As soon as I try them I will let you know!

Dan
Oh.. That makes sense now Dan.

I started eating wings back in the early 80's in Fort Lauderdale. On special for .05 each. My girlfriend and I would get 100 wings and a Picture of beer for $10.

I don't believe I have ever had an original. I look forward to your assessment of LB
baygo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

This page was generated in 0.23362 seconds