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Nothing beats biting into a hot dog that’s fresh off the grill. But sometimes, the barbecue isn’t in your backyard — or anyone else’s, for that matter. When the party is far from your door, like at a park, a campsite, or the beach, you need something that you can take on the go. Enter the Cuisinart Venture Portable Gas Grill, the sleekest, most stylish product of its kind that we’ve come across. Trust me, you need this grill in your life, and you need it now. We originally spotted it on sale at the Macy’s Fourth of July Sale for over 60 percent off, but it’s sold out as of press time. The good news is that you can still get it at Walmart for a great price, which will leave room in your budget for a lot of burgers and buns.
The Cuisinart Venture Portable Gas Grill is the stuff picnic dreams are made of. This versatile little guy can go pretty much everywhere — even on a boat! Measuring 16.25″ x 13″ x 10.75″ and weighing in at 22 pounds, it’s incredibly easy to tote around, especially with its large, rubber-grip aluminum handle. One reviewer raves, “This grill is great! I love it. It’s portable, easy to use and very convenient… I live in an apartment with no grill and so this comes in handy… It’s made of great quality, material and it’s durable.”
The wooden lid does double duty as a chopping board, and the 154-square-inch porcelain-enameled cast iron grate will cook everything from meat to veggies to pineapple to perfection. The grill also boasts a twist-start ignition and a high-grade stainless steel burner, and thanks to the clever and compact design, a propane tank fits right into the base under the grill body. “The legs were easy to attach, as was the small propane tank we bought. The propane take also has a steel loop to keep it in place when in use, which is a good safety feature. I also like how you can actually clean the grill after use,” another reviewer comments. “The grill plates can be easily removed for cleaning in hot soapy water, and the same thing for the drip tray inside. The inside of the grill can also be wiped out.”
Built to last, it comes with a three-year limited warranty, so get ready for lots of delicious picnics, tailgates, and more in your future. Take it from this happy customer, who raves, “I had gotten this a couple weeks ago and finally got to use it for Memorial Day weekend and it worked amazingly! It’s so compact that it’s easy to pack in your car and carry it to wherever you need to go. We were able to cook Tri-tip, Hot Dogs and Burgers and they turned out perfectly!”