It was such a busy weekend for me, and I had to share. A few months ago I was asked to be one of the judges for the 2nd annual Kick’n Chick’n Wingfest right next to Soho Square in Birmingham. This festival is a benefit for Magic Moments which is a charity that grants all kinds of wishes for all kinds of kids, specifically those who have life-threatening or life-altering medical conditions that substantially limit one or more major life activities. Eighteen restaurants in Birmingham compete to battle their “hot” wings and “alternative” wings. Seven judges and myself had to critique and judge each wing on its appearance, texture, tenderness, spicy, flavor and overall experience. I was so excited to sit next to and meet in person the amazing, John-Brian Hopkins of “Foodimentary” as well as meet so many fun, talented other judges from The Birmingham News, Birmingham Magazine and a few other Birmingham talents. The event was highly successful with unexpected huge crowds on a beautiful Saturday in Birmingham. Adults as well as kids looked like they were having a blast.