The akorn is always going to be far more fuel efficient than a UDS. If you are burning your food, I'm wondering if a diffuser would help (assuming you aren't using one).
But yeah.. Pizza, steaks, reverse searing anything. I'd keep the akorn unless it's pooping on your deck or something.
Modded Brinkmann Gourmet. Basic UDS. Rescued 22.5" OTS. SJS Mini-WSM. Stubbs. B&B Oak Lump.
Cannondale 2009 F8 (for burning off all the great BBQ)