Given Americans’ propensity for food that is easy to eat and doesn’t remind them of animal parts, the popularity of the chicken wing could be considered a marvel.Messy, sticky, containing bones and very much resembling an appendage on a large domesticated bird, chicken wings—which not too long ago were generally clipped off of the breast and tossed into stockpots—are now the most popular appetizer in the United States, according to Foodbeat, having surpassed nachos a couple of years ...

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