Add a Portable Grill To Your Tailgating Checklist
By Tara Wilfong and Grace Thornton
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Tailgating is no longer just about the beer. Over the years, it has morphed from a simple gathering to a full-blown extravaganza complete with gourmet food, cutting-edge technology and plenty of hands-on entertainment. Now you can bring all the comforts of home to the parking lot, without a lot of fuss. All you need is a cooler’s worth of these essentials:
- meat, spices and cooking utensils
- portable grill
- non-stick cooking spray
- plastic wrap or baggies for leftovers
- munchies like chips, nuts and pretzels
- adult and child-friendly beverages
- paper products
- fold-up chairs with drink holders in the arms
Recognizing this sophisticated new generation of tailgaters, retailers have developed a variety of portable products for just these situations. Weber’s Smokey Joe is ideal for charcoal lovers, while the Weber Q Series is the best bet for fans of gas grills. Both options offer the desired results of outdoor cooking with the convenience of away-from-home grilling. Bodum offers portable charcoal grills in several bold colors–Get one to match your team!
Check out these new grilling accessories and our tips for outdoor entertaining.