(Undated) -- Get your napkins ready because Thursday is a great day to celebrate a fan-favorite appetizer. It's National Chicken Wing Day. The tasty food has long been a staple at restaurants and tailgate parties. National-Day-Calendar dot com says each person eats about 290 of them per year. They are also referred to as buffalo wings and hot wings. Some places participating in the celebration include Buffalo Wild Wings, Hooters and Wingstop.