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John Henninger and Dan Borowski

Biography

Dan and John are two friends from Buffalo who make wings in NYC. Using recipes they learned growing up in Buffalo, they started making wings in Dan’s Brooklyn apartment to satisfy their needs during Bills games (losses).

Before long, friends were asking for wings, and in the spring of 2013, their wings took flight at Brooklyn’s outdoor food festival, Smorgasburg. They gained fans around NYC and added a 3rd partner, Pat, who helped open a take-out shop in the East Village of Manhattan.

Critic, Andrew Steinthal of The Infatuation crowned Dan & John’s Wings: “NYC... READ MORE

Dan and John are two friends from Buffalo who make wings in NYC. Using recipes they learned growing up in Buffalo, they started making wings in Dan’s Brooklyn apartment to satisfy their needs during Bills games (losses).

Before long, friends were asking for wings, and in the spring of 2013, their wings took flight at Brooklyn’s outdoor food festival, Smorgasburg. They gained fans around NYC and added a 3rd partner, Pat, who helped open a take-out shop in the East Village of Manhattan.

Critic, Andrew Steinthal of The Infatuation crowned Dan & John’s Wings: “NYC King of Wings” and they received attention from Eater, ZAGAT, CBS, GQ, Maxim, Esquire, Complex and others.

Dan and John are part of the New York Mets food lineup at CitiField in section 335.

In 2017, Dan and John joined Sean Evans, host of “Hot Ones” for an episode of “Sean in the Wild”. They also joined the cast of Chopped at the NYC Wine and Food Festival to raise money for the NYC Food Bank and No Kid Hungry.

Their East Village take-out shop expanded to a full dining room in 2018. The next location opened in Murray Hill in 2019.

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What is your favorite NYC restaurant? And what is your go-to dish? John goes to Prince Street Pizza for a spicy spring square and Dan heads Momofuku for Ramen. What is your ultimate meal? A mountain of wings. What three things are always in your pantry? Franks original Red Hot. If you weren't a chef, what would you be? John would be a church organist and Dan would be a soap opera actor. If you could cook with anyone, who would that be? Action Bronson What’s your favorite NYCWFF memory? 2017 we did an event with the cast of chopped. It was a great party with our friends at Smorgasburg and a lot of fun New Yorkers.