According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today's Groupon: for $24, you get $50 worth of barbecues and accessories at Capital Appliance & BBQ.
Capital Appliance & BBQ's team of experts pay homage to the sauce-slathered centerpiece of picnics and parties by educating those who seek to learn the sacred art of the burger flip. Select from a range of sustenance enhancers, such as the Steve Raichlin brand smoky apple sauce ($12.99) and the Mediterranean barbecue rub ($19.99), which transforms lackluster loins into Grade A genius jerky. The Grill slinger barbeque tool belt ($44.99), replete with a fully adjustable belt with lock and load inserts such as a grill knife, speed tongs, and pro flipper spatula, provides high-tech artillery for conquering resistant rib eyes and tenderloins that talk back.
Gustatory grill seekers can also peruse Capital Appliance & BBQ's propane, charcoal, electric, smoke, and dream-powered grills and seek out replacement parts for an overworked flame cage. Or, let one of Capital Appliance's outdoors specialists instruct on setting up a backyard-grilling patio, an ideal replacement for tacky backyard snake pits.
Joe Whitfield of Capital Appliance & BBQ received a mention from the Montreal Gazette:
- After all, says Joe Whitfield of Capital Appliance in Ottawa, "you need gadgets for the grill." Here, according to three barbecue experts from Ottawa-- Joseph Giannetti of Preston Hardware (www.prestonhardware.com); Naz Cavallaro of Weber Canada (www.weber.com) and Whitfield himself (www.bbqing.com), are some grilling essentials. – Daniel Drolet, Montreal Gazette