Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Restaurant review: Wing Pit in Denton is messy
Be ready to use a lot of paper towels.
DENTON The Wing Pit in Denton, a branch of the 15-year-old chain, offers original pit-style wings that promise to “tantalize your taste buds.”
For those who like Buffalo wings, Wing Pit should be a definite addition to their agenda.
A cross between a sports bar and restaurant, the small (about 10 tables) restaurant is littered with sports memorabilia.
There’s a foosball table and a few arcade-style video games at the entrance. The layout feels very much like a bar rather than a restaurant, complete with a flat-screen TV so patrons don’t have to miss any big games.
The staff at the walk-up-and-order bar were extremely friendly and attentive, as well as knowledgeable and helpful about the menu options, of which there were plenty.
The menu includes many options besides wings, such as seafood, sandwiches, and sweet potato fries.
Among the surprising menu choices are the traditional barbecue sides such as “cowboy beans” and potato salad.
The cowboy beans were fantastic and worth a try even if you don’t order them with wings. Ordering might be a slight challenge for newcomers because the restaurant offers a total of 11 different sauces to choose from.
Every sauce is carbohydrate-free, and the food is cooked in cholesterol-free oil.
The Pit Style wings were delicious and had a familiar yet original smoky barbecue flavor.
Wing Pit will also cater to the needs of those older than 21. They have a complete selection of draft beers at the bar, as well as bottled beer selections.
The only drawback won’t bother most Buffalo wing connoisseurs, but for the rest of the customers might be a bit of a nuisance: Patrons have to be willing to get a little messy.
However, the wings are served in baskets with plasticware and paper towels to help customers along.
Wing Pit provides a true Buffalo wing experience.
In spite of the mess from the wings, the restaurant is great place for those with a hankering for some pit-style wings.
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