WASHINGTON, D.C. – Americans in the nation’s capital shared their must-have cookout favorites ahead of Independence Day, with many paying tribute to the Stars and Stripes with celebrations and feasts nationwide.
“I’d say ribs. St. Louis style ribs,” Thomas, from the Gateway to the West, told Fox News. “That smoky flavor, dry rub, all the spices that come together. It’s perfect.”
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And Carolyn said she has always looked forward to her hometown’s annual chili contest. The California native loved the food, but prized the time spent with familiar faces even more.
“It’s a moment where the whole community comes back together,” she said.
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Megan Myers is an associate producer/writer with Fox News Digital Originals.