Best Smokers 2020 | BBQ Smoker Reviews

There are more choices than ever when it comes to smokers. What type of fuel? What configuration? The options might seem overwhelming, but we’ll explain how they work, help narrow down the choices, and get you pointed in the right direction.

“If you’re going to smoke, an offset—the traditional Texas-style smoker—makes the best food,” says Jess Pryles, live-fire cooking expert and author of the book Hardcore Carnivore. “Offset is the purest way. It forces you to learn how to run the fire. With an offset smoker, the only way to control the temperature is the air intake. So, if you really want to learn barbecue craft, go offset.”

Well, that’s great, if smoking food is your passion and mastery of the smoker is your goal. But not everyone has the time, or wants to spend that kind of time learning—a lot of folks just want to make some

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See Opening Ceremony’s Humberto Leon’s New Restaurant Chifa

Opening a restaurant during a pandemic is a daunting task, but Opening Ceremony’s co-founder Humberto Leon is up for the challenge. Along with his mom, Wendy (more affectionately known as popo, which is Cantonese for grandma); sister Ricardina; and brother-in-law John Liu, Leon soft-opened Chifa, a Chinese-Peruvian spot in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, at the end of November.

Named after the Peruvians term for Chinese restaurants, Chifa represents the family’s unique mix of cultures. Popo Wendy immigrated from China to Peru, where she owned a restaurant in Lima before moving again to Los Angeles. The menu includes Peruvian chicken and fries, traditional zhongzi (aka sticky rice dumplings), and a nod to Liu’s Taiwanese heritage in the form of a three-day beef noodle soup.

Chifa opened the week that the city of Los Angeles shut down outdoor dining due to a growing second wave of COVID infections. That timing

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The Perfect Wedding Anniversary Celebration With These Gifts

The world consents to the circumstance; a wedded life turns out to be minimal and persistent on a level scale after certain long stretches of marriage. The explanation could be anything, yet it occurs with the greater part of the couples far and wide. Some state that duties assume control over the affection, and procuring a superior life for the family turns into the need. A few people imagine that affection disappears as couples begin to feel exhausted. 

All things considered, aside from the arranging of the festival of your wedding commemoration, you likewise need an astounding blessing thing to do the enchantment. In this way, make a point to discover a blessing that will unquestionably water the seeds of sentiment. Be smart about the sort of blessing and how it can dazzle your dear accomplice. What’s more, in the event that you battle to arrive on an ideal blessing, … Read More

50 Largest Restaurant Chains in America

Some of the most popular restaurant chains in the country aren’t the most successful. While customers may report how much they like (or dislike) a restaurant on surveys, the true way to tell whether a restaurant is popular or not is to look at where those customers put their money—not where they put their mouth.

That’s why we consulted Nation’s Restaurant News’ 2020 Top 200 report on the top 50 chains with the highest systemwide total sales to determine the largest popular restaurant chains in America. Every year, NRN compiles the data for this report to reveal an “in-depth look at the health of the industry and the performance of its biggest players.”

Our list—ranked from lowest to highest in sales—is made up of popular restaurant chains with many locations nationwide (like Chick-fil-A, Burger King, and McDonald’s) as well as regional restaurant chains (like Culver’s

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