Saturday, December 8, 2012
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern celebrated its second King of the Wings win with a special chicken dance.
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern won Northern Virginia Magazine's King of the Wings contest for the second year in a row. The first year of the contest owner Jimmy Cirrito promised he would do the chicken dance in his boxers on Elden Street — a promise he made good on when he won in March 2011. This year he said he would take his chicken dance to the streets again if he continued his reign as King of the Wings. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.]
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Jimmy wins contest, will return Saturday to downtown Herndon to do the chicken dance in his boxers.
"Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to Jimmy's!" -Jimmy Cirrito, JOTT owner For the second year in a row Jimmy's Old Town Tavern was named the winner of Northern Virginia Magazine's "King of the Wings" contest for its buffalo wings. The announcement came Monday after Jimmy's was pitted against other great area wings joings like Chics n Wings, Glory Days Grill, Wing Stop and Chicken Bon Chon. Polling for this year's King of the Wings competition first began in October. Once again, owner Jimmy Cirrito promised if he won he would perform the chicken dance in his boxers on Elden Street in downtown Herndon. This Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m., Cirrito will keep his promise as he boogies down outside Jimmy's Old Town Tavern. This time he'…
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern was voted No. 1 in WTOP's best wings contest.
Jimmy's Old Town Tavern has done it again. The Herndon hangout and community gathering place has won first place in WTOP's wings contest. Buffalo Wild Wings took second place out of 10 area restaurants that serve great wings; Ledo Pizza took third. Owner Jimmy Cirrito told WTOP that the secret is in the sauce, which he gets shipped to the restaurant all the way from Buffalo, NY. Last year Jimmy's won Northern Virginia Magazine's King of the Wings contest. Late one night in the middle of the contest, Cirrito promised the patrons at his restaurant that if Jimmy's wings won the contest he would do the chicken dance in his underwear in the middle of Elden Street. Check out the accompanying photos and videos to see the Jimmy's King of the …