#43 Wingporium


wingporiumIf I were a superhero my weakness would be wings. I could be in the middle of a four-week health kick and if a friend asked me if I wanted to “do” wings I’d be there in a heartbeat. Wingporium in Etobicoke is every chicken wing lover’s dream.

Wingporium, located at 1000 Islington Avenue (North of The Queensway), opened in 2005 and is the go-to place for people who like specialty wings. They use Canola oil which is healthier than the regular cooking oil that other establishments us. Having several types of beer on draught Wingporium is the perfect place to catch the game.

I used to find it amazing those bars that would serve 9 or 10 types of wings. Wingporium has 88 flavours! 88! Eight-Eight! EIGHTY-EIGHT!!! I couldn’t name 88 flavours of anything much less flavours that would make wings delicious. For those that are curious, I will name them all here:

Naked, Dry Lemon Pepper, Mediterranean Dry, French Onion, Dry Sicilian, Dry Roasted Garlic, Dry Tex Mex, Dry Taco, Dry Garlic Garlic, Dry Spicy Sicilian, Dry Cajun, Dill Pickle

BBQ, Honey Garlic, Honey Mustard, Teriyaki, Sweet and Sour, Tangy Thai, Honey Garlic Teriyaki, Honey BBQ, Garlic Thai, Garlic Plum, Lemon Glazed, Maple Glazed, Horseradish, Honey Garlic, Blue Cheese, Garlic Parmesan, All Dressed, Ride Sally Ride (Creole,  Honey Mustard), Sweetheart (Plum Sauce,  Thai), Pineapple, Mustard
Simply Medium, Hot and Honey Garlic, Pineapple Curry, Spicy Plum, Jalapeno Rancher, Chili Teriyaki, Mesquite BBQ, Cajun, Spicy Sweet and Sour, Cajun Creole Dijon, Hot and Honey BBQ, Chipotle, Sweet Chili, Karma Sutra, Sweet and Spicy Blue Cheese, Hot Lemon Glazed, Hot Maple, Taj Mahal (Pineapple,  Maple), Pineapple Curry Dijon, Thai Domi (Thai,  Medium)
Simply Hot, Spicy Teriyaki, Caribbean Jerk, Spicy Thai, Spicy Pineapple Curry, Hot Tangy Chili, Spicy Lemon Pepper, Spicy Horseradish, Taj MaHOT, Hot BBQ, Spicy All Dressed, Spicy Blue Cheese, Spicy Ranch, Buffalo Style, Hot Hawaiian Honey, Spicy Stampede (Spicy,  Mesquite), Spicy Senorita (Hot,  Tex Mex), Interview with a Vampire (Hot,  Garlic Parmesan)

Sweet Inferno, Stinging Sicilian, Hot Caribbean Jerk, Painful Pineapple Curry, Meltdown Maple Glazed, Caustic Cajun, Atomic Thai, Voodoo Inferno, Star Struck , Voodoo,  Lemon Glazed), Ninja Assassin (Voodoo,  Teriyaki), Taj MaHELL, Serpent Venom (Voodoo,  Blue Cheese), Dracula’s Nightmare (Voodoo,  Garlic Parmesan), Bubbas Backfire (Voodoo,  All Dressed), Hot Blond (Voodoo,  Butter), Ranch Fire (Voodoo,  Ranch), Killer Bee (Voodoo,  Honey), Snake Bite (Voodoo,  Tex Mex)

A Class all Their Own
Scorpion Kiss, Black Mamba

I laugh in the face of those who always brag that some wings aren’t hot. Try the black mamba but keep a drink close at hand.

If you’re in the mood for wings but want something different from the standard mild, medium or hot, try Wingporium for every type of wing under the sun. With a name like Wingporium, would you expect anything different?

WHERE: 1000 Islington Avenue (North of The Queensway), Etobicoke, ON M8Z 4P8, 416-255-6464
WHEN: Visit Wingporium website below for hours.
WEBSITE: www.wingporium.ca

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