Hot wings: Memphis cuisine’s lesser-known staple

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 30, 2019 10:33 AM CT
<strong>Kristen Rogers, an employee at Ching's Hot Wings, checks a customer's order before handing it over. In Memphis, where barbecue is king, the chicken wing is the reigning prince.&nbsp;</strong>(Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Kristen Rogers, an employee at Ching's Hot Wings, checks a customer's order before handing it over. In Memphis, where barbecue is king, the chicken wing is the reigning prince. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

In the world of Memphis food, barbecue isn't the only crown jewel. The hot wing, since the 1990s, has played a major role in shaping the way Memphians eat and approach the food industry.

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Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is an arts and culture columnist at The Daily Memphian and program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.


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