If you’re hungry and you know it, come to Chicago’s Best Wing Fest at the UIC Pavilion March 5, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
Chicago’s Best Wing Fest brings together fabled Chicago restaurants and pubs and their notable wing recipes! Enjoy Mild, Hot, Barbeque and Exotic wings! A panel of blindfolded customers and Chicago celebrities then stage an eat off (no sauce) and crown a winner. Prizes include tee shirts, beads and various raffles.
Eat as many wings as you want while being serenaded by live blues music. Throw your name in a hat to be eligible to participate in the Hot Wing Eating Contest. Enjoy craft beers that pair nicely with your meal.
This year’s Chicago’s Best Wing Fest competition features Mahoney’s Pub and Grill, Downtown Dogs, Chicago Culinary Kitchen, Son of a Butcher Tavern, Q’s Tips and Wings Barbeque, River Forest Catering, Paisan’s Pizzeria, Fire Water BBQ, Gator’s Wing Shack, The CFA Clubhouse, Reggie’s Chicago, Buffalo Wings & Rings, and many more!
The University of Illinois Pavilion is located at 525 South Racine Avenue on Chicago’s near west side. http://www.ticketmaster.com and enter “Wing Fest,” and follow the prompts. You must be twenty-one or older to attend.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes away from Chicago’s Best Wing Fest, offers free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.