Produced by Kelly McKaig

barrel grills magma grill
Minimalist stainless steel Barrel grill by Danish designer Eva Solo can be used as a smoker, as well as for charcoal grilling. A flat lid turns it into a serving table; domed cover also available ($560, at Orange Skin, 223 W. Erie St.). Put your steak on a pedestal: Magma’s compact, mirror-polished stainless steel Del Mar grill was designed for balconies and other tight spaces ($400, at
Kuppersbusch's electric Profi-Grill Wagen Coleman's gas-fired Road Trip LXE grill
The glass-and-ceramic top of Kuppersbusch’s electric Profi-Grill Wagen can be removed for tabletop cooking. A lower shelf holds tools, seasonings, margaritas ($1,905, at Iconic Distribution, 412 S. Wells St.). Take it camping-or not. Coleman’s gas-fired Road Trip LXE grill folds to compact size; a handle makes it easy to wheel into position ($160, at Menards, 2601 N. Clybourn Ave.).
sputnik grill eva solo porcelain grill
Lightweight, beach-ready, and cute as a button, the Sputnik, a three-legged portable kettle grill, comes in red, black, yellow, or green ($25, at Cost Plus World Market, 1623 N. Sheffield Ave.). Back to basics: Eva Solo’s portable porcelain grill couldn’t be simpler-or more perfect, if you’re looking to grab and go. It sits on a wood trivet, included ($260, at Orange Skin).
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Tyllie Barbosa