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'Messy History': Docuseries wraps on discovery

A burger from "The Messy History of American Food"

A burger from "The Messy History of American Food"
Chicken wings can make for messy eating, but most of us don't seem to mind. According to the United States' National Chicken Council's 2022 Wing Report, Americans likely consumed about 1.42 billion wings during Super Bowl LVI alone. We think of chicken wings as a classic finger food, but, surprisingly, this bar/pub staple has only been around for a little over half a century. And like many other fast-food favourites, its creation was the result of a happy accident — the kind that's become fodder for a new discovery food docuseries. "The Messy History of American Food" wraps Wednesday, May 25, in the same way it began: with a double serving of episodes landing on discovery . Since the...