Best boneless: Giovanni's
Best dessert: Giovanni's
215 W. Main St., Fairborn
937-878-1611 or www.giovannisfairborn.com
Thousands turned out for the Kickin' Chicken Wing Fest Saturday at the Fraze Pavillion. ALEXIS LARSEN
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Best side: Romer's Bar
Hottest wing: Romer's Bar
1151 Brown St., Dayton
937-938-5806 or www.romersbar.com
Best sauce: Archer's Tavern
2030 East Dorothy Lane, Kettering and 9496 Dayton-Lebanon Pike, Centerville
937-291-1015 (Kettering) | 937-401-1015 (Centerville) or www.archerstavern.com
Best decorated booth: Pies and Pints
52 Plum St., Beavercreek
937-429-7437 or https://piesandpints.net/location/dayton-oh/
The People's Choice Award for "Best Damn Wing" was given once again to Nick's Restaurant in Xenia which has taken home this top prize since the event’s inception.
The People's Choice Award for "Best Damn Wing" was given to Nick's Restaurant in Xenia at this year's Kickinâ Chicken Wing Fest. ALEXIS LARSEN
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People's Choice Award: Nick's
1443 N Detroit St, Xenia
937-372-3202 or http://gotonicks.com
Giovanni's took home three major awards thanks to their its tasty creamy lemon-pepper wings and chocolate-chip waffle cone cannoli with fresh strawberry. Romer's won for its delicious turkey balls and their Aftershock sauce that made lips burn for hours afterwards.
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