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Vendor Spotlight: Lillie’s Q

BBQ may seem humble at a glance, but it takes a lot of practice and patience to perfect the art of grilling. The folks at Lillie’s Q have done just that. We searched high and low to find the finest sauces, rubs, and seasonings for your summer cookout (plus some other top picks). Once you break the wax seal on a bottle of their hand-crafted sauces, delicious aromas of smoke and spice will get your mouth watering right away. And just wait until you slather some on that rack of ribs! Named after Chef Charlie McKenna’s grandmother, every offering from this award-winning kitchen is a ringer. Although the restaurant is based out of Chicago, we brought their Southern-style goodies to the DC area this summer! Read on to learn about regional BBQ varieties and check out a smokin’ recipe for shrimp and grits.

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