The Buffalo Digest

Thunderbirds - Chipuffalo

18 May 2023
May “23

Today, I want to share my thoughts on one of my all-time favourite wings: the Chipuffalo from Thunderbirds. Brace yourself for an explosion of flavour that will leave your taste buds begging for more!

Let’s dive right into what makes the Chipuffalo wings so extraordinary. The combination of crispy chicken and the delectable Chipuffalo sauce is a match made in culinary heaven. The wings are perfectly coated with a flavourful blend of tangy buffalo sauce and a hint of smoky chipotle. Each bite is a delightful symphony of flavours that leaves me yearning for the next one.

Thunderbirds has nailed the art of achieving a crispy texture. The wings are cooked to perfection, with just the right amount of crunch on the outside while maintaining tender, juicy meat inside. It’s a testament to the expertise of their kitchen staff and founder; Matt Harris, who have mastered the delicate balance between achieving crispy goodness and preserving the succulence of the chicken.

Now, let’s talk about the heat factor. The Chipuffalo sauce brings a delightful level of spiciness to the wings. It’s not overpowering but adds a zesty kick that enhances the overall flavour profile. Whether you’re a fan of milder heat or crave a fiery experience, Thunderbirds has got you covered with their well-balanced Chipuffalo sauce.

While Thunderbirds has managed to create a sensational wing experience, I must acknowledge that consistency between branches for this particular wing isn’t always amazing. Some locations have delivered wings that are perfectly cooked and served at the ideal temperature, while others may fall short of these expectations. Nevertheless, the exceptional taste and quality of the majority of their wings remain consistent. You know what they say? Any wing is better than no wing.

In conclusion, the Thunderbirds Chipuffalo wings have rightfully earned their place as one of my all-time favorites. The impeccable flavour, perfect texture, and satisfying heat combine to create an unforgettable culinary experience. While there may be occasional inconsistencies between branches, the overall quality and deliciousness of these wings make it well worth a visit. So, gather your fellow wing lovers and head over to Thunderbirds to indulge in a plate of heavenly Chipuffalo wings that will leave you craving more!

Go check them out at Wingfest this year and let me know what you think. If you can beat the queues! They also have branches in Charing Cross, Clapham Junction, Earls Court, Greenwich O2, Westfield Stratford and Wimbledon

Radar chart displaying profile of the buffalo wing

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