Restaurant receives the most votes during 8th annual event in Downtown Schenectady
SCHENECTADY, NY – October 5, 2019 – A total of 22 locations served up a mouthwatering selection of chicken wing recipes to a sold-out crowd of 2,000 guests during the 8th Annual Wing Walk today from 12:00-5:00 p.m. in Downtown Schenectady. Guests were encouraged to cast votes for their favorite wing flavor; more than 1,300 votes were cast in special locked ballot boxes place around downtown. After all ballots were counted following the event, the 2019 Wing Walk Winner by popular vote was 20 North Broadway Tavern for their Medium Garlic Gouda Wing. Second place went to The Backstage Pub for their Smoked Caramel Bacon Bourbon Wing. Third place went to Ya Ya’s House Southern Cuisine for their Original Southern Fried Wing.
In addition to the popular vote, a panel of special guest judges from regional food blogs rated wings in several categories. Judges were Jess Sims, 518 Bites & Sights; Tim Walton, Tim’s NY Kitchen; and Greg Anastasio, Fussy Little Blog. Judges’ picks were:
The 8th Annual Wing Walk was presented by the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation in partnership with Proctors.
The 9th Annual Wing Walk in Downtown Schenectady will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2020.