Originally Posted by Jim Bennett
Aren't pits holes dug into the ground? Those would be BBQ grills to me.
A "pit" as we call it, is another name for a BBQ. The meat chamber/smoke chamber is offset from the heat source. The pit at one of the BBQ joints here in South Texas is over 100 years old, made of glazed bricks.
We never call a grill a BBQ or a BBQ a grill, but to each his own.