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Good Morning, Buffalo: What the chicken wing shortage means for Buffalo, and what happens next

Good Morning, Buffalo: What the chicken wing shortage means for Buffalo, and what happens next

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June 10, 2021

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Chicken wings, like these from Brick Oven in Grand Island, are hard to come by, and that's a problem for Buffalo.

What the chicken wing shortage means for Buffalo, and what happens next

We've seen our fair share of consumer shortages since the pandemic hit and disrupted the supply chain: bicycles, lumber, trampolines. But none has hit as close to home as the current chicken wing shortage gripping the nation.

A tavern in Wisconsin may be able to go without wings for a while and wait for prices to come down. But bars and restaurants in Western New York don't have that option.

So what are Buffalo restaurants to do? 

– Samantha Christmann


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