One of our recently featured restaurants on Check, Please! was Chicago Culinary Kitchen, which is a celebration of all things barbecue. While a discussion about the merits of various regional types of barbecue (Carolina, Memphis, Tennessee, Kansas City, etc.) can quickly turn into a hot debate, what is not controversial is the universal beverage to enjoy with it…beer! Head on over to Alpana A La Carte and to check out my wine picks for pairing with BBQ!