Get Your Grill On
Collected by Charissa Fay, AFAR Ambassador
With summer officially here, it's time to make sure your grill is officially open for business. Here are some ideas to inspire you this season.
Cape Town, South Africa
This is another Afrikaans term that means so much more than its simple translation. A braai (pronounced ‘bry’) means roasted meat and is used to refer to a barbeque. But it’s much more expansive than that. Braai refers to the social custom of...
Boundary St, West End QLD 4101, Australia
Restaurants are pretty expensive in Australia, but Char Char Yiros offered great values and amazingly delicious Middle Eastern food. Walk into the sweltering, tiny shop and place your order, then escape to a patio table and enjoy people-watching...
815 Madison St SE, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
The name Gibson is synonymous with barbecue across the state of Alabama, as it was the family patriarch, Big Bob, who created the white sauce that is now considered to be the Alabama style of sauce. Little Paul's continues in the family business,...
Corktown, Detroit, MI, USA
This barbecue restaurant in the middle of the Corktown Historic District in Detroit is known for its slow-cooked meats, such as pork brisket and ribs, and off-the-bone chicken. The macaroni is another popular menu choice and I can definitely see...
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619, USA
I have dreams about the family style BBQ from the Salt Lick, it's that good. Located beneath the oak trees in a sprawling space in Driftwood, Texas, it is the perfect place to gather with friends and family and celebrate all things Texan. On the...
Chicago, IL 60608, USA
In the heart of the Pilsen neighborhood is a little, hidden gem. Only half a block away from Honky Tonk BBQ is an old church & event space with a large outdoor grassy area. Secluded and easy to reach, it is a great place for events. Honky Tonk...
354 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
I got this recommendation from Barry at AFAR and he was SPOT ON. A note: you will WAIT. Even if it's the coldest, rainiest day, you will wait. But it is worth it. You order your meat by the pound. Those succulent ribs are best accompanied by...
Japan, 〒065-0007 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Higashi Ward, Kita 7 Johigashi, ９丁目2−10
One of the popular dishes that originated in Hokkaido is the Jingisukan, which is lamb bbq or mutton bbq. Instead of the usual open grill on charcoal used in western barbeques, the Japanese use a non-smoke pan like the one in the photo, sometimes...
2511 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
Enjoy the rumble from a steady stream of Harleys pulling into the parking lot, and tap into your carnivore heritage on the outdoor patio of Mac's Speed Shop. There's a classic mix on the menu—savory protein options like pulled pork and 'Side Car'...
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