Finger lickin’ football specials


Who’s ready for some football (and super sweet meal and cocktail deals)? These San Diego restaurants understand that watching football means working up a super appetite. Here are some local food and drink deals to get you through the season.

Park 101 in North County has unveiled a new Monday Night Football menu. Kick off your game-day plans with smoked chicken wings by the pound with sliced carrots and celery served with ranch or blue cheese dressing. The wings are available in three flavors: house barbecue, Park buffalo sauce or a dry, sweet heat rub. 3040 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad.

The New Yorker Pizzeria & Bar brings New York-style chicken wings to the West Coast. If you can handle the heat, order the hot buffalo-style wings doused in a zesty buffalo sauce or the not-too-spicy five-chile mango wings sweetened with tangy mango. 535 Fourth Ave., San Diego. (619) 238-0048 or
Woodstock’s Pizza offers savory man cave wings coated in spicy buffalo, honey barbecue or smoking dry rub sauce. Eat them “naked” or drench them in a signature ranch, blue cheese, honey mustard or creamy sriracha sauce. Orders of six, 12 or 18 wings are available all day long. Two San Diego locations: 6145 El Cajon Blvd. and 1221 Garnet Ave.

Pillbox Tavern and Grill offers wing aficionados 14 different house-made sauces, including maple bourbon bacon, honey teriyaki, sriracha ranch and habanero barbecue. Wings are served with a side of fresh-cut carrots, celery and ranch dressing for dipping. 117 Plaza St., Solana Beach. (858) 436-7016 or

Miss B’s Coconut Club in Mission Beach offers Caribbean-inspired jerk rubbed chicken wings served with your choice of two sauces, including roasted garlic cilantro aioli, Caribbean rum barbecue, house ranch, chimichurri (a grilling sauce), mango chutney, jerk blue cheese, buffalo rum, sweet chili and pineapple mojito. 3704 Mission Blvd., San Diego. (858) 381-0855 or

True North Tavern wings are natural free-range and served with celery, carrots and blue cheese dressing. Diners have the option to choose from several house-made sauces, including sriracha garlic, buffalo blue and garlic Parmesan, or just plain. 3815 30th St., San Diego. (619) 291-3815 or
Wood Ranch in Mission Valley cooks its bite-sized killer wings fiery or buffalo style, served in orders of five or 10 at a time. 7510 Hazard Center Drive, Suite 215, San Diego. (619) 764-4411 or