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Among Chicago’s Shooting Victims: Mom, 44, Attending A Barbecue

Tonya Gunn was standing outside her car in the 10900 block of South Throop Street early Monday when someone from a passing vehicle fired shots, police said.

07/07/2014

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Backyard Smoker Recipes For Your Next Summer Barbecue

This summer, enjoy the flavor of delicious smoked meats right from your very own backyard.

06/09/2014

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Best Barbecue In Chicago

Savor the smoky flavors of barbecue at these five Chicago hotspots.

05/14/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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Grilling? Don’t Overcook Your Meat

Chances are this weekend you’ll be out on the patio grilling meat for dinner. But be careful. As Ed Curran reports, food researchers are warning that overcooking meat on the grill is not healthy.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

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Best Pulled Pork In Chicago

Savor the pulled pork dishes at these five Chicago barbecue spots.

05/22/2013

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Fundraiser To Help Pay For New Aurora Police Canine Unit

The Aurora Police Department has begun rebuilding its canine unit, after disbanding it a couple years ago, and officials are getting some help to pay for dog food and other supplies.

05/17/2013

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Best BBQ Summer Side Dishes

In the barbecue genre, smoked proteins are, and always will be, the big hog on the menu. In many cases, they are dominant to a fault. Other menu items become a distant afterthought, to the point where a side dish may consist of a single, sad slice of discount white bread. Thankfully, some of the best local ‘cue joints are wise to the importance of backing up the headliners with stellar supporting dishes, and adding a gourmet flair to the far corners of the menu. Here are some of the standouts.

07/02/2012

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Boutique: Smell Of Barbecue Next Door So Bad, We Have To Close

Barbecue may make your mouth water, but the owners of a LaGrange boutique say it’s raising such a stink that it’s prompting them to shut down.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

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Barn & Company: A New Chicago BBQ Bar

You can smell the smoker used at Barn & Company, a BBQ bar, a block away. The atmosphere is overwhelmingly fun! The layout is as big as a barn, the lighting is warehouse-bright, and the wood walls are adorned with pigs…

01/26/2012

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Car Slams Into BBQ Takeout In North Chicago, Followed By Copper Thieves

A shuttered barbecue take-out place in North Chicago was rammed by a car and stripped of its metal components, in what police say might be two separate crimes.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Kids Hurt In Evanston Bus Crash Get Treated To Barbecue

A school bus accident in downtown Evanston Tuesday had a happy ending for the students onboard.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

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Best Barbecue In Chicago

Some fantastic chefs have taken styles from around the country to provide Chicagoans with the whole spectrum of barbecue flavor.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2010