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My Favorite Ultraportable Gas Grill Is $100 Off Right Now (an All-Time Low)

The 10,000-BTU Nomadiq weighs just 12 pounds and folds up to the size of a small handbag.

David Watsky Senior Editor / Home and Kitchen
David lives in Brooklyn where he's spent more than a decade covering all things edible, including meal kit services, food subscriptions, kitchen tools and cooking tips. Before, during and after earning his BA from Northeastern, he toiled in nearly every aspect of the food business, including as a line cook in Rhode Island where he once made a steak sandwich for Lamar Odom. Right now he's likely somewhere stress-testing a blender or the best way to cook bacon. Anything with sesame is his all-time favorite food this week.
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Nomadiq

If you often find yourself somewhere without a grill wishing you had one, you might be a good candidate for a small or portable grill. My favorite ultraportable grill, the Nomadiq, is about as portable as gas grills get and it's currently down to $200 on Amazon. That's $100 off the normal price and by far the lowest price I've ever seen it. 

I tested this model a few summers ago and I've been slinging it along on camping trips, tailgates and beach hangs ever since. The Nomadiq portable propane grill folds up into a case the size of a small bag, with easy-grab handles. It weighs just 12 pounds, making it the best truly portable gas grill I've ever used.

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So how does it actually work? Pretty darn well. Setup is a snap: You simply unhinge the sides and the entire thing opens up like a clamshell. The grilling space is large too, with 226 square inches of ceramic-coated nonstick grates.

At 10,000 BTUs, it doesn't get quite as screaming hot as larger portable grills like the Weber Q-1200, but it still has plenty of power and it's decidedly more compact and easier to transport. Normally, the NomadiQ grill is not particularly cheap, clocking in at $300, but it's an excellent value for $200 and would make a perfect Father's Day or Mother's Day gift for an on-the-go griller.

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