15 Backyard BBQ Essentials


Summer for us means grillin’ out and chillin’ out. Make sure you’re BBQing at the very top (or at least the most chic) of your game with these great BBQ essentials. From a customized boule set to a solar-powered radio, you and your friends will have just about everything you need to share in a sweet summer backyard BBQ. Just don’t forget the equally shareable Red Bull Multipacks — they’ll help the party last that much longer.

Onfalós Grill with detachable Corian petals from Smartech Italia

One of the most deluxe grills on the market, the gorgeous Italian design gets a fun update with a handy, detachable flower-shaped work surface.

Hot Pot Grill from designdelicatessen

Grow your seasoning and cook what you’re putting it on all in the same place!

Bruce Balcony BBQ from designdelicatessen

This little gem is a city dweller’s dream come true. Host a BBQ for your friends even if your ‘backyard’ consists of nothing more than a few feet of balcony space.

Luxembourg Bar Cart from French Bistro Furniture

You can’t be the hostess with the most-ess without a (well-stocked) bar cart.

Matching patterned ice bucket and ping pong paddles from alice Supply Co.

Channel your inner Martha Stewart by pulling out all the stops to match the afternoon’s activity with what’s keeping the drinks cold.

Babushka nesting doll and shark fin ice cube trays from Awesome Ice Cubes and Gadgets N Gizmos

Does summer fun get any more fun than these?

Wall Mounted Bottle Opener from Brook Farm General Store

If you don’t want to be running around like a madman all backyard BBQ long, install one of these on a nearby fence or tree.

Paper Boat Table Top Serving Set from A + R

These are the most adorable serving pieces we’ve ever seen. The big ceramic boat is perfect for chips and dip or that classic crowdpleaser, potato salad.

Paper straws from Kikkerland Design

Adorable retro straws add an en vogue pop of color to any drink.

BBQ Apron from Cafe Press

Keep your fabulous summer ensemble spotless with this overexcited rugged cotton apron.

Metal boule box set from Jaques London via apartment therapy

Impress your guests with this deluxe version of the best garden sport in the world.

Tune-A-Fish Canjo from ReForm School

Supposedly anyone can play this handmade 2-string tuna can banjo. Put a few out to inspire porch sitting and lemonade sipping.

Solar powered radio from Brook Farm General Store

Fully charged, this little guy will play for seven hours.

Large red hat outdoor lamp from designdelicatessen

Add a little practical woodland magic to your outdoor urban soiree with this whimsical mushroom lamp.

Printed trash bags from One Kings Lane

Clean up in style with these nautical trash bags.