Ready for some good ole' BBQ and country music? Be sure to check out Windy City Smokeout, the annual BBQ and country music fest this weekend July 15-17.
The festival brings live country music, beer and barbecue to the River North neighborhood.
Chicago's barbecue restaurants offer the chance to interact with chefs, while enjoying the Southern-inspired festivities.
The editor-in-chef of "Saveur Magazine," Adam Sachs, will be hosting several events this weekend.
Barry Sorkin, owner of Smoque, shows how to properly prepare a brisket.
Smoque is known for bringing the Southern barbecue to the big city and can be found along with other restaurants at the Windy City Smokeout.
For tickets and more information about Windy City Smokeout, please visit windycitysmokeout.com/tickets.
Windy City Smokeout kicks off this weekend
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