Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Rallying Around St. Louis Wing Co.

Posted By on Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 4:00 PM

Rally Squirrel wings at St. Louis Wing Co. - ROBIN WHEELER
  • Robin Wheeler
  • Rally Squirrel wings at St. Louis Wing Co.
It's been two weeks since the Cardinals won the World Series. So where's the Rally Squirrel?

Probably hanging around St. Louis Wing Co. (9816 Manchester, Rock Hill; 314-962-9464), lured by the peanut-y goodness of his namesake wings.

Chef (and owner) Bobby Tessler's wings are fried without breading or batter, which results in a crisp skin and juicy interior. The "Rally Squirrel" wings have an extra crunch, thanks to a sticky, caramelized peanut sauce and a scattering of chopped peanuts.

The "Rally Squirrel" sauce is reminiscent of Thai peanut sauce: a layer of sweetness followed by the richness of toasted nuts and a hint of something else (toasted sesame, perhaps?).

The wings aren't swimming in sauce. Instead, the light coating accents the meat's natural flavor. Make no mistake, though: These are wings. There's a roll of paper towels on your table for a reason.

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

More by Robin Wheeler

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 24, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation