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When life gives you ranch dressing, make blue cheese. That's how "Wing King" Drew Cerza reacted to the tweet from Frank's RedHot that turned Buffalonians blue. Cerza on Monday decided to set up National Blue Cheese Dressing Day after seeing Buffalo Twitter light up over Frank's RedHot's praise for ranch dressing as the ideal dipping sauce for "Buffalo wings." "Thi…

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It will be hard to miss the pungent scent of frying chicken wings this weekend in downtown Buffalo. Heck, 30 tons of wings -- that's 60,000 pounds! -- have been delivered by truck to Buffalo's Coca-Cola Field for Wing Fest, which runs Saturday and Sunday. If you're a local TV watcher, you've probably already seen "Wing King" Drew Cerza, the festival's founder, gallivantin…

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If Buffalo deserves a signature aroma, let it be chicken wings. And that mouthwatering smell hovered over Niagara Square on Wednesday. The traffic circle doesn’t typically smell delicious. But at a news conference to promote the 13th annual National Buffalo Wing Festival, fast becoming a regional if not nationally recognized event, several variations of the city’s signat…