How the Chicken Wing Became Synonymous With Football

I spent some time last week researching the history of the chicken wing and sports fans for this week's full review on Wing Wings in the Lower Haight, purveyor of lightly fried wings in all manner of delicious sauces. Of course I started with Calvin Trillin's seminal New Yorker piece from 1980, “An Attempt to Compile a Short History of the Buffalo Chicken Wing,” which was every bit as funny and informative as I remembered.

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