4th Of July Beach-Goers Celebrate With 'Heat, Meat, And The Beat' Nearly 100,000 people flocked to Navy Pier to watch the fireworks display for the Fourth of July, while hundreds of others flocked to local beaches.
Best Summer Food: Hot Dog vs HamburgersWhat is truly the best food of the summer? Is it hot dogs or hamburgers? Test your friends in this fun backyard barbecue party idea.
Best BBQ Cities In AmericaA profile on five of the best BBQ cities in America
July 4th Party Games For Adults And KidsGet a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.
Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July FoodsBe both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.
5 Best Grills To Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQIt's barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.
How To Maintain A Gas GrillIf you've invested in a gas grill, you’re probably looking forward to a few summers of succulent barbecues. If you want to prolong the life of your grill, and investment, the proper care is non-negotiable. Here are your must-do grill maintenance steps.
Best Parks To Bring Your Grill In ChicagoAlthough most Chicago Parks don't provide grills, almost all of them allow you to bring your own portable grill to their picnic areas, including these three.
Guide To Throwing The Perfect Summer Picnic PartyThrough a fabulous summer picnic party with this handy guide that includes menu suggestions, entertainment and much more.
What Cheese Goes Best With Your Fancy Beer? Problem SolvedShould you serve a nice sharp Wisconsin cheddar with your IPA or does that go better with a simple pale ale instead?
Best Barbecue In ChicagoSavor the smoky flavors of barbecue at these five Chicago hotspots.
Best Food Trucks In ChicagoGet in line at one of these food trucks and your endorphins will thank you.
Best Pulled Pork In ChicagoSavor the pulled pork dishes at these five Chicago barbecue spots.
Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer CookoutsEveryone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.
Fire Closes Popular Bucktown BBQ RestaurantA late-night fire believed to have started in a hot water heater in the basement significantly damaged a popular Bucktown barbecue restaurant, and apartments located above.