Barbecue Grills - Gas, Charcoal, Infrared

News, trends and product introductions for outdoor cooking and entertaining including barbecue grills, grill accessories, grill islands, outdoor kitchens and more.
  • I shed my scarlet letter

      Well, more like a dull, brown B. As in over-cooked beef.  Yes, I was previously a meat murderer. I committed beef blasphemy. This weekend all that ended, and I earned my temporary girl grill card.Rewind: I have gone without a grill for quite some time and decided when spring rolled around I was going to purchase a new one.  So I strolled into a local store one day and found a beautiful stainless steel, commercial, infrared grill. Ooooooh. It was love at first sight.Then fear set in. How does this work? I only know it claims to cook ... More

  • Can we please stop saying this?

    I’ll start by saying that I don’t hold out much hope for changing one of the most insipid and ubiquitous phrases uttered a billion times a day in the United States. I’m referring to, “Have a nice day!” According to Wikipedia: The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms states “have a nice day” first came into being in 1920, and the phrase and its variants became widely used after the 1950s. The 1960s saw the phrase “have a good day” become prevalent and supersede “happy day.” Numerous hippies, when parting, told each other to “have a nice day ... More

  • Exclusive Research: Spotlight on Grills

    Grill Reports cover

    Seventy-seven percent of today's consumers have an outdoor room and about three-fourths own a grill, according to new research from Casual Living and New York-based Apartment Therapy. More

  • Product of the Day: Danver

    Danver outdoor cabinet

    Designed to accommodate even the most creative kitchen layout, from traditional to contemporary styles, Danver’s stainless steel outdoor cabinets fit any manufacturer’s grill as well as a multitude of other outdoor kitchen appliances, bars and accessories. More

  • Product of the Day: Bull Outdoor Products

    Bull Outdoor griddle

    This 24-inch chromium-plated, outdoor drop-in griddle by Bull Outdoor Products is designed just like the commercial griddles seen in restaurants today, and is perfect for preparing pancakes, eggs, grilled veggies and more. More

  • Product of the Day: Primo Ceramic Grills

    Primo Oval Large Series

    The Oval Large Series 300 by Primo – ideal for grilling, baking, roasting or smoking any food – offers a standard cooking area of 300 square inches which can be increased to 495 square inches with the optional Extended Rack System. More

  • Danver, Walpole partner for line of outdoor kitchen coverings

    Danver Walpole

    Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens and Walpole Outdoors are teaming up to create outdoor kitchen coverings designed to promote backyard living year-round. More

  • Product of the Day: Big Green Egg

    Big Green Egg MiniMax

    Portable and versatile, the MiniMax by Big Green Egg comes with an easy-to-grip carrier for travel to picnics, tailgates, ballgames and camping trips. More

  • Buck Stove is bucking declines in manufacturing

    Buck Stove

    Buck Stove, a North Carolina-based producer of wood stoves, is growing with new product lines and partnerships. More

  • Do this one thing in 2015

    Dear Grill Guy, 2014 has been a so-so year for me and my business so I want to rev things up in 2015. How can I get the most out of my store, my products and my employees in the upcoming year? Great question. The close of every year always invites retrospection. The simple act of making a list of what worked and what didn’t is a powerful business tool. By stepping away from the busyness of our day-to-day, we gain insights as to the areas where we’ve had success and want to continue to build, and the ... More

  • Fire and water mix in Florida

    PSP Expo

    The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo kicked off Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., with 552 companies in the Orange County Convention Center, and aisles busy with potential buyers and show-goers. More

  • The Companion Group honored by The Gourmet Retailer

    The Companion Group recently received an Editor’s Pick Award from The Gourmet Retailer in the kitchenware/tabletop category for The Pizzeria Pronto by Pizzacraft. More