You know it's getting warm outside when the smell barbecue takes over Business 20 between Rockford and Belvidere. If you've never stopped at this roadside favorite you're missing out on some good eatin'.

It's that time when you need to plan a stop in Belvidere and enjoy some tasty barbecue at one of the best BBQ pits around Rockford. Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit is now open for the season. You're not going to find a pulled pork sandwich with chips and a pop for this cheap and this dang good - under $8.

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If there's a long line tough it out and wait for the greatness. I'm telling you it is worth the wait.