Cautious Optimism in BBQ & Grill Industry

The economy has most everyone sweating, but there seems to be a belief in the barbecue industry that they may get through it.  According to an article in Casual Living Magazine, many industry insiders are seeing similar unit sales to last year. Of course the real change is that many consumers seem to be headed […]

Weber BBQ Redesigns offer More Choices

Weber’s New and Redesigned Grills and Smokers Offer Consumers Even More Choices to Fit Their Lifestyles. With its new electric grill plus extended lines of smokers and gas and charcoal grills, Weber’s 2009 product line will appeal to all grilling and barbecue enthusiasts – no matter where they live or how they cook outdoors. New […]

Available Soon – Weber Q140 Electric Grill

After some considerable engineering Weber has produced an electric version to its popular Q line of portable grills. If you know anything about electric grills, you’ll know that it’s difficult reaching temperatures high enough to sear a steak.  What Weber have done with the 1,560 Watts (at 120 volts) is nothing short of spectacular. By […]

Paraguay Sets Barbecue World Record

Surpassing anything remotely close to your typical Hungry Man’s Meal, ravenous participants in Paraguay have broken the Guinness World Record for the largest one day open-air barbecue.

More than 30,000 people grilled their way into history on October 26th to devour 61,600 pounds (28,000 kilos) of meat over the course of 6 hours to create the world’s largest barbecue in the Mariano Roque Alonso township located on the outskirts of Asuncion.

To set a Guinness World Record, the entire bovine should be eaten in less than 8 hours. Bloated participants made short work of the feat in record timing, consuming an average of more than 2 pounds per person.