Hestan Outdoor's Stainless Steel Grill
Hestan Outdoor's new stainless steel grills, created in consultation with Napa star chef Thomas Keller, have pro touches like infrared rotisserie burners. What also sets them apart are the fabulous colors, incuding citra (pictured), blue and yellow. From $5,200; hestanoutdoor.com.
The Big Green Egg XXL
The cult-favorite smoker now comes in an XXL size, big enough to hold a whole hog. $3,999; biggreenegg.com.
Weber Smokey Mountain
The 15-by-31-inch Smokey Mountain is an inexpensive way to try the smoker trend. $219; weber.com.
Japanese Konro Grill
Popular in Japan, konro grills are portable and have a rectangular shape that is perfect for cooking skewered food. This 12-inch tabletop model is made from glazed ceramic. $123; korin.com.
Architect-designer David Rockwell collaborated with Caliber on a sleek, powerful grill with a nifty feature: a disappearing hood. It's like an outdoor kitchen island where cooks and friends can hang out. caliberappliances.com
The hinged grates on Charcoal Companion’s Herb Grid hold herbs; the fragrant smoke adds flavor to the food on top. $18; amazon.com.
Fueled by hardwood pellets (like rigs on the pro barbecue circuit), with digital controls. $2,749; williams-sonoma.com.
Saber’s infrared heating elements can reach 700 degrees in 10 minutes, making it easy to get steak- house-style char on big cuts of meat. $1,000; sabergrills.com.
Korean Barbecue Insert
Weber makes a cast-iron round insert that is designed for Korean-style barbecue—it keeps thin-sliced meats from falling into the coals, and a channel catches runoff marinade. $50; weber.com.
Harness the heat of a grill without the char of the flame with this ceramic cookware from Emile Henry. $70; surlatable.com.
The double prongs keep food in place while you flip it. $30 for 6; rosleusa.com.
This glove is thick enough to withstand blazing temperatures and flexible enough that you can pick up tongs and skewers. $20; cooking.com.
A home version of an Indian clay oven, the Homdoor is a barrel-shaped vessel that uses radiant and direct heat to make puffy naan and juicy kebabs. From $999; homdoor.com.
Barbecue master Steven Raichlen designed these tongs with detachable LED lights for night grilling. $17; amazon.com.
Weber’s ceramic pizza stone absorbs moisture to make perfectly crispy pizzas and can be used on a charcoal or gas grill. $35; homedepot.com.
The Centaur model can use gas or charcoal and has sections for grilling and smoking. $2,900; coyoteoutdoor.com.
Collapsible Rib Rack
Big Green Egg Smoker and Grill
Originally introduced in the '70s, this redesigned ceramic smoker with the recognizable oversize hood has an old-school look. Owners, who are called "eggheads," love its ability to perfectly smoke food over low, slow heat. biggreenegg.com.
Designed for urbanites with tiny outdoor spaces, the Hot-Pot BBQ hides a charcoal grill under an herb planter. $124; black-blum.com.
Napoleon’s fold-up gas grill is as easy to carry to a tailgate as a briefcase (but much less nerdy). $229; napoleongrills.com.