Pepsi and Duff’s Famous Wings want National Chicken Wing Day to be the best ever

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Over the past several months, more and more people have discovered how their favorite food is just better with Pepsi. And, if you haven’t paired chicken wings with that iconic beverage, National Chicken Wing Day is the perfect time to embrace that food and beverage discovery. Luckily, Duff’s Famous Wings and Pepsi has you covered.

This past year has been difficult for the food industry. From darken restaurants to obstacles in the supply chain, the reality is that people just want to sit at a table and enjoy their favorite food and beverages. It doesn’t have to be a Michelin star plate of food or the biggest food trend. Just a favorite food with a refreshing beverage can make people smile.

There has been various commentary on the chicken wing shortage. If you remember that economics class from college, the rule of supply and demand applies to food just like another industry. But, sometimes a food savior comes in to tip the scales in the favor of the food lover. In this case, it’s Pepsi.

How are Pepsi and Duff’s Famous Wings saving National Chicken Wing Day?

July 29 is National Chicken Wing Day and that means everyone will be piling their plates high with wings of every flavor. Putting aside the favorite flavor debate, the drummy versus the flat, and the dreaded ranch or blue cheese battle, the reality is that people just want a plate of good wings on that national food holiday.

In Buffalo, chicken wings are a big deal and National Chicken Wing Day is an even bigger celebration. Since 1977, July 29 has been that moment to put aside all other differences and order a platter of chicken wings with friends.

Pepsi wants that tradition to continue in a way that makes everyone happy. Even though prices have gone up, the reality is that sometimes a little help comes in the form of an old friend.

On July 29, Pepsi “is covering the cost of one 5-piece wings with purchase of a 20oz. fountain cup of Pepsi or Diet Pepsi” At select Duff’s locations in Buffalo. The dine-in only offers is available on July 29 from 12 p.m. till 4 p.m.

The participating locations are :

  • 3651 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, NY 14226
  • 550 Dick Road, Depew, NY 14043
  • Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
  • 8351 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Sometimes life’s simple pleasures are the ones that need to continue. Free wings might not solve the world’s problems, but it will make a lot of people happy. And, when people appreciate that their favorite food is better with Pepsi, that positive attitude might help make many other things a little brighter.

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