By Ava Stryker-Robbins
Sometimes, in the chaos of life, some fried food is imperative to one’s well-being. And what better fried food is there than crispy, tasty chicken wings?
The combination of garlic and soy sauce is featured on Koko Wings’ Soy Garlic Wings. The dish is savory and sweet, but not overbearing. The crunch is irresistible. Each bite is a delight, and after consuming the eight wings — the number in the small portion — I was more than satisfied.
The “unicorn of fried chicken,” (as described on their website), Koko Wings works meticulously to create their meals. The chicken is double fried, but “hand battered,” so it is not very oily, and “hand brushed” with delicious sauces and flavors. They also have a variety of sauce options that can beautifully complement their wings, drumsticks, or chicken strips.
Prices vary depending on the quantity of wings and whether you are there for lunch or dinner. A dinner-size small portion costs $14.95.
The Dish: Soy Garlic Chicken Wings
The Restaurant: Koko Wings, 248 West 106th Street, between Amsterdam and Broadway
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