Chicken wings in NYC: Buffalo, Korean-style, smoked and other varieties to try

It’s chicken wing season.

Wings are the quintessential Super Bowl snack — but these hot, crispy finger foods are perfect for spicing up your entire winter. Little offers the same satisfaction as pulling apart a perfectly fried (or smoked!) wing, leaving behind only bones.

Buffalo wings are a beloved bar food — and for many pub grub gourmands there’s no reason to mess with that classic, spicy and buttery sauce — but the city has plenty of wing flavors and styles to offer.

Here’s a look at some of the best, right in time for the big game — or whenever you want to embrace your inner carnivore.

Jillian Jorgensen