If you have a favorite team on Sunday, chances are, you have a favorite wing.
In honor of Sunday’s Cleveland Browns verse Cincinnati Bengals battle, we pull out one of our own smack downs.
This one involves one of American’s favorite football-watching snacks.
Occasional Cleveland Browns backer (his heart is with the New England Patriots) Ken-Yon “Party” Hardy and Cincinnati Bengals enthusiast Josh “The Investigator” Sweigart went wing-to-wing recently in an epic chicken-wing battle.
The sauce flew as these ravenous Dayton Daily News reporters munched down wings at two area establishments.
For this challenge, Ken-Yon, a super fan of the wings at Roosters in Huber Heights, opted for a new favorite - Riff Raff Tavern on the Canal, 130 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton.
He praised the plump wings that flew out of the kitchen operated by Chef John Pope, the Pope of Riff Raff Village.
Josh went for a local favorite. And when we say Bunker’s Sports Bar and Grill is an area favorite, we are not kidding.
The sports bar at 893 E. National Road in Vandalia slaughtered the competition as it recently defended its title in the Best of Dayton wing category.
Bunker’s bested everyone in that competition, but will it win the battle Josh and Ken-Yon waged?
It is pretty easy to find out.
Go ahead and watch the video embedded in this story.
Chicken is among America’s most beloved meats and the chicken wing is king.
Americans ate more than 1.23 billion chicken wings during last Super Bowl weekend alone, according to the National Chicken Council’s 2013 Wing Report.
Contact this columnist at arobinson@DaytonDailyNews.com or Twitter.com/DDNSmartMouth