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Old 02-25-2020, 06:32 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Smoker34 View Post
I've been looking through bbq/grilling sites for years and I often come across pictures and videos of people grilling and smoking in front of their houses in their driveways, for all the world to see. And this runs the gamut from small kettle grills, Weber Smokey Mountain smokers, offset smokers, etc. In all my years of living in suburban neighborhoods, I have never once seen anyone doing this. It's always done in the backyard. Why would anyone smoke or grill in front of their houses? It seems like a backyard activity to me.
My daughter loves animals. I am a super clean freak. We have two dogs, two cats, and a rabbit in the back yard. I thought it was gross to cook around them (not judging anyone that does, I just didn't like it). So I kept all my grills on the side of the house and moved whatever I was going to use on the drive way for the day. I got tired of doing that, so over the summer I built a fenced in grilling patio on the side of the house. It is fenced in and has my PBC, Humphrey's, PK, UDS, a stainless storage cart, a commercial fridge, and a small grilling canopy. This summer I am going to add a roof and some nice patio furniture! Not sure this answers your question, but I love my daughter and her animals bring her so much joy...so for me grilling in front was an easy choice.
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