When you\u2019re looking for the Best Grills, especially the Best Indoor Grills or the Best Electric Grill, it can be a little overwhelming because there are so many options. Well, why not both? The T-Fal OptGrill combines the power of an electric grill with the easy to clean convenience of an indoor grill into a capable machine.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - T-Fal OptiGrill Electric Grill\r\nThe T-Fal OptiGrill Electric Grill is probably one of the most powerful indoor grills we\u2019ve seen so far. It\u2019s capable of searing a steak to perfection, which a lot of indoor grills have trouble doing, and can feed a hungry family of four thanks to its exceptionally large cooking space.\r\n\r\nPower\/Heating\r\nThe OptiGrill is a powerful machine capable of putting out 1800 watts of power, which is impressive. Cooking plates not normally common with indoor grills, like steak, is possible. However, 1800 watts is a lot of power that can easily add up on your energy bills, or can even blow a fuse. So it\u2019s a double-edged sword. If you do want something less powerful, try the Hamilton Beach Electric Indoor Searing Grill.\r\nSize\/Versatility\r\nThe OptiGrill has a cooking surface of about 235 square inches, which is among the largest we\u2019ve seen and is on-par with some smaller barbecues. It has even more space than the Secura GR-1503XL. It also features six pre set programs for auto cooking programs like burger, poultry, sandwich, sausage, red meat, and fish. It also has a manual mode for cooking to your liking and another mode specifically designed for frozen food.\r\nDurability\r\nThe OptiGrill weighs a modest 12 pounds which isn\u2019t light but also isn\u2019t particularly heavy either. Try the Zojirushi Indoor if you\u2019re looking for something lighter. The OptiGrill is constructed of stainless steel though. And although stainless steel may be tough to clean, at least you know it\u2019s durable. Just make sure you invest in some stainless steel cleaner!\r\nEase of Use\r\nThe OptiGrill is, overall, a pretty simple unit to clean. The removal, non stick grill plates and drip tray are all dishwasher safe and the temperature setting is easy enough to select from a dial on the front of the machine. An indicator light and beeping noise let\u2019s you know when your food is ready to go. Honestly, it shouldn\u2019t be too hard to cook a steak on this, be it rare or well done.\r\nValue\r\nIf I had to nitpick something about the OptiGrill it\u2019s that it\u2019s top heavy. If you have soft food that you\u2019re trying to cook there\u2019s a good chance it will get crushed when you bring the top down. It\u2019s also a little on the expensive side, but this was to be expected considering how powerful it is and the variety of cooking modes. It also comes with a one-year warranty from time of purchase.\r\nT-Fal OptiGrill Electric Grill Wrap Up\r\nThose who take the plunge and buy the OptiGrill shouldn\u2019t be disappointed. Just make sure you\u2019re being careful when you\u2019re running it to save a trip to your fuse box! But other than that it should do wonders for someone living in an apartment or a college student looking to grill up some of their favorite meals.