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Charlotte, N.C. (October 5 2018) - On Wednesday, September 26 Hickory Tavern participated in Yelp Charlotte’s Wing Fling event at Sugar Creek Brewing Company that raised a total of $8,700 towards the Steve Smith Foundation. Hickory Tavern made all four flavors of their wings on site and brought home the People’s Choice “Most Creative” award for their innovative Peanut Butter Jelly “Thai-m,” a Thai-inspired wing, finished with a peanut butter drizzle and served up with a sweet but spicy jelly sauce. The other wing flavors that were served up included:

Liquid Swords

A spicy wing made with Hickory Tavern Hot Sauce, Sambal, Sriracha and Ground Carolina Reaper, inspired by the popular group Wu-Tang Clan, the Liquid Swords comes packing with a perfect combo of pleasure and pain!

Hornet’s Nest

A sweet and spicy wing made with Hickory Tavern Bee Sting Sauce, BBQ Sauce, Hot Sauce, Red and Black Pepper and Sprinkled with Pecan Rub. The Hornet’s nest stings with a little spice and is followed by a little sweetness.

Jamaican Me Crazy

A jerk style wing made with Caribbean BBQ Sauce, Scallions, Nutmeg & Cinnamon, Scotch Bonnet Peppers, Pineapple Juice, Brown Sugar, Honey and Fresh Ginger.

Coming up with the wing flavors for the big event was a collaborative effort across the entire Hickory Tavern team. Peanut Butter Jelly “Thai-m” was a creation by Neil Trafford, the Kitchen Manager at Hickory Tavern Ballantyne; Liquid Swords was created by Dustin Kusel, Corporate Culinary Specialist for Hickory Tavern; Hornet’s Nest was created by Brad Wood, General Manager at Hickory Tavern Birkdale and Jamaican Me Crazy was created by Jeff Wakem, Regional Manager for Hickory Tavern.

“It was really fun to see the wing ideas that our team came up with,” said Marketing Manager for Hickory Tavern, Christina Bledsoe. She continued, “Hickory Tavern’s roots are here in the Queen City and it was really important for our entire team that we create a solid menu for a foundation that does so much good for our city.”

The Peanut Butter Jelly “Thai-m” wings will be available for a limited time from Oct. 15-21 at Hickory Tavern Ballantyne, located at 12210 Copper Way Ste 212, Charlotte, N.C. 28277.

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About Hickory Tavern:

Established in 1997, Hickory Tavern is a neighborhood social gathering spot perfect for lunch, happy hour, late night, parties, game day and other special events. Hickory Tavern’s purpose is to create craveable experiences for our guests and we do that by serving great food, cold beer and sharing our passion for sports, entertainment and good times! Hickory Tavern has 27 locations serving 16 communities across the southeastern United States. To learn more please visit ​ ​for up-to-date details on their specials, promotions and events, connect with Hickory Tavern on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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