The icon of the Aussie backyard, the barbeque has been transformed from a simple piece of flat metal and some bits of wood into a virtual kitchen on wheels.
Cameron Wong from Barbeque's Galore is a 'barbequologist' and he's ranked the best barbies for any budget.
Wong says whatever the price, the barbeque must be made with cast iron or stainless steel. Other barbeques might be cheaper, but they'll cost more in the long run.More stories from Today Tonight
"You wouldn't want to but those cheaper barbeques just because they are made out of cheaper materials that aren't designed to last as long," he advised.Top picks for $500 or less are:
- The Barbeque Master 4 Burner
- The Beefmaster 4 Burner
Top picks between $500 and $1000:
- The Webeer Q 305
- The Beefmaster Premium
- Cucina Five Burner
- Turbo Classic Four Burner
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