Up your BBQ game this Labor Day by shopping where the pros shop

Labor Day is fast approaching, and with it comes one of America’s most mouthwatering traditions: the almighty backyard BBQ. Ready your tongs, dust off the old Weber and prepare to close out the summer in style with these words of wisdom from some of Chicago’s top BBQ insiders.

Where to stock up on standout BBQ essentials …

Chicago Firewood
“Our go-to for wood and charcoal is Chicago Firewood,” says Doug Psaltis, chef-partner at honky tonk hangout Bub City in River North. “They have a great variety of cooking wood to choose from: oak, apple, cherry, maple, hickory, etc.”