Chicken wings refer to a type of food, a serving of the wing sections of a chicken. Deep fried wings coated in sauce are also known as buffalo wings. Chicken wings are often but not always fried and then almost always coated in sauce. Traditional Buffalo-style chicken wing sauce is composed of two ingredients: a vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce and butter. Buffalo wings are named after their city of origin, Buffalo, New York. The local residents of Buffalo generally refer to them as "wings" or "chicken wings" rather than "Buffalo.