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Photos: Wings & Whiskey Swoops Into Ace Eat Serve

Wings made everyone happy at Ace.
Wings made everyone happy at Ace. Mark Antonation
Ain't no thing but a chicken wing — unless you want to add some whiskey, too. That's exactly what the chefs and bartenders at Ace Eat Serve did yesterday for Wings & Whiskey, the annual fundraiser for for the Denver Housing Authority's Youth Culinary Academy. Ticket holders grabbed flappers from Cho77, Coperta, Lou's Hot & Naked (coming soon to downtown), the Big Red F restaurant group, Desmond, the King of Wings food truck, the Osage Cafe and the host team, noshing on everything from classic Buffalo-style to Nashville hot to pungent Vietnamese. Chef Ryan Gorby's Cho77 team flew off with the Wing King trophy while live music, a wing-eating contest and ping pong kept the crowd entertained. This was one event where everyone was their own wing man.

For more wing action, see our complete Wings & Whiskey slideshow.

click to enlarge Ryan Gorby was crowned wing king for Cho77's wings. - MARK ANTONATION
Ryan Gorby was crowned wing king for Cho77's wings.
Mark Antonation
click to enlarge Cho77's Vietnamese wings. - MARK ANTONATION
Cho77's Vietnamese wings.
Mark Antonation
click to enlarge Wet wipes were in high demand. - MARK ANTONATION
Wet wipes were in high demand.
Mark Antonation
click to enlarge Wing lovers enjoyed Odell beers as part of the event. - MARK ANTONATION
Wing lovers enjoyed Odell beers as part of the event.
Mark Antonation
click to enlarge There was no getting around being messy. - MARK ANTONATION
There was no getting around being messy.
Mark Antonation
click to enlarge Wings and fries from the King of Wings. - MARK ANTONATION
Wings and fries from the King of Wings.
Mark Antonation

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