Awakening Café You can't get more American than a backyard barbecue, and throughout the July 4 weekend, Awakening Café will be saluting that ever-popular tradition and serving up some BBQ classics, such as smoked baby back ribs ($178) and grilled BBQ chicken ($148), along with your choice of three sides: corn on the cob, macaroni pasta salad or fruit salad. Kids will enjoy the mini hot dogs ($58). G/F, Shop 6, Ying Wa Terrrace, 63 Centre St., Sai Ying Pun, 2858-0005 . Stone Nullah Tavern Here's another tasty, all-American BBQ for you: Stone Nullah Tavern is dishing up an American barbecue style on July 5 (to celebrate with the Americans, who are 12 hours behind us, give or take). The all-day party ($500 per head, $150 for children under 12) will be serving up hot dogs, burgers, ribs and plenty of other American BBQ favorites, as well as free-flow ice cold beers and homemade wine coolers. Customers are advised to call for reservations. G/F, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai , 3182-0128. Blue Butcher On July 4, Blue Butcher, the New York inspired steak house will be celebrating America’s independence with a fitting dinner of fried chicken and sticky ribs ($990 for 3 people) . Once you've eaten your fill, finish off the feast with an alcoholic cherry coke ($130) or an American craft beer ($95). For the month of July, Blue Butcher will also be serving a special "All American" burger ($180) made with Angus beef, American cheese, pickles and grilled onions and topped with mayo, mustard and ketchup. 108 Hollywood Rd., Sheung Wan, 2613-9286. Lily & Bloom Got a houseful of hungry guests to entertain and no time or inclination to cook? Order a gourmet takeout from Lily & Bloom--it's July 4th takeaway menu offers some signature dishes as in-house smoked ribs ($250), wagyu burgers ($450) and mom's favorite, fresh baked apple pie ($90). Minimum billing is $750. 5-6/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham St., Central, 2810-6166. Main St. Deli What could be more American than a competitive eating contest? The Main St. Deli will be held right on July 4 itself. Commencing at 6:30pm, the ten-minute, all-you-can-eat competition invites the city’s big eaters to wolf down as many hotdogs as possible. The top three will receive Langham dining vouchers worth $1,000, $750 and $500 respectively. Entries are now closed, but spectators can enjoy 20 percent off their bills all day long. 8 Peking Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2132-7898.