After two rounds and more than 112,000 total votes in the 2023 Chicago’s Best Wings Tournament, we have our Elite 8.

In case you haven’t been following along, the matchups and results were certainly volatile in Round 2. [UPDATE: Elite 8 voting has officially closed. Below are the winners that are advancing to the Final Four]

Matchup #1: Wings & Rings over Output Lounge with 54% of the vote

Matchup #2: Fifty/50 over Bird’s Nest with 65% of the vote

Matchup #3: Timothy O’Toole’s over Paradise Bay with 53% of the vote

Matchup #4: Buffalo Joe’s over Off Broadway with 51% of the vote

Final Four voting has already begun and will remain open until next Thursday, October 5th.

Interested in visiting some of the participating wings places for the first time? You can find them here!

Kevin Powell and Michael Piff will discuss the tournament and the results further on the upcoming episode of the Chicago’s Very Own Eats podcast but you can let them know what you think on Twitter at @KPowell720 and @Mike_Piff03.

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