When space allows, add a countertop or island next to the grill to make food prep and service easier. A peninsula works well in this outdoor kitchen. It provides additional seating for outdoor dining that's close enough for the cook to chat with guest.
structure: I like the cube look, but Aron worries about it not being united with house rooflines. Chunky black timber pergola and lime washed deck. Pinned to Garden Design - Pergolas by Darin Bradbury.