Cheap Eats - Wing-itz




It’s getting hot in here. It must be the “wicked hot wings” at Wing-itz, a little walk-up-to-the-counter spot with 12 varieties of wings, sub sandwiches, wraps and even a few interesting salads. It’s the wings that are a must, though. There are four levels of heat in the Buffalo, but also a nicely sweet Thai chili, a tangy sesame Oriental, and a messy and tasty BBQ in regular or hot. Get them by the half or whole dozen or even 50 or more. Wing-itz also has some great fries, all hand-cut and nice and thick, and you can get them Chicago-style with a black pepper brown gravy sauce to pour all over or to dip. Steak sandwiches are good, too, by the half or the whole with a gooey BBQ cheese steak with the sweet dark sauce shot through the slices of sautéed meat. Or try a healthier Asian salad with teriyaki chicken, greens, Mandarin orange and crunchy Asian noodles in a sesame dressing. But really, why do that when you can have honey garlic or sweet Thai peanut sauce wings to smooth out your burning mouth from those wicked hot wings? Wing Itz, 2100 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, (603) 436-9464 Rachel Forrest is a former restaurant owner and now independent food writer who lives in Exeter. Hear her on “Wine Me Dine Me” — a radio show with co-host Susan Tuveson Fridays at 6 p.m. on WSCA-FM 106.1. She can be reached by e-mail at rachelforrest1@aol.com when she’s not on the road finding great Cheap Eats. Edit Module
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