Most Southerners believe—correctly—that wings are the sweetest part of the chicken. Amen to that.
James Villas is the author of nearly two dozen cookbooks, including the James Beard award-winning Pig: King of the Southern Table and his most recent title, Southern Fried. He's also the former food and wine editor of Town and Country, and his work has appeared in Esquire, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Bon Appétit, and The New York Times. Born and raised in the South, Villas now lives in East Hampton, Long Island.