RJ & Jerrod Melman on Growing up as Chicago Restaurant Royalty

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The Windy City Smokeout will bring great country music and some of the best in BBQ to Chicago in a three day festival next weekend.  RJ and Jerrod Melman are behind this new festival and share what inspired them to host the fest, and what they learned growing up within the Lettuce Entertain You Empire.

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R.J. Melman left, and his brother Jerrod Melman (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)

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