About: Home to the original chicken wing, Buffalo's Anchor Bar is an institution. The downtown landmark was established in 1935, but made its mark with the invention of the chicken wing in 1964. Today the Anchor Bar is known for its wings, as well as pizza and other Italian-American specialties, including pasta. The extensive menu also offers appetizers, salads and sandwiches. An everyday fish fry is available, as well as a children's menu.