Saturday, August 18, 2018

Fact of the Day: Hamburg Burger

While debated, the hamburger is probably an American invention. Despite that, the name hamburger is taken directly from the city Hamburg in Germany.

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  1. According to Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, the hamburger, a ground meat patty between two slices of bread, was first created in America in 1900 by Louis Lassen, a Danish immigrant, owner of Louis' Lunch in New Haven, Connecticut. There have been rival claims by Charlie Nagreen, Frank and Charles Menches, Oscar Weber Bilby, and Fletcher Davis. White Castle traces the origin of the hamburger to Hamburg, Germany with its invention by Otto Kuase....

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  2. Blah, never liked them. Can keep their name.

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  3. Wherever it started, it certainly is popular.

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  4. I like a good cheeseburger every now and then but not too often. We have a place here that make the best I've ever eaten. They use thin patties if you request it which is the way I like it. I don't like any meat thick...

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  5. I like hamburgers with some ketchup.

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  6. What's more American than a hamburger? Well, maybe a hot dog, but you get my point.

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  7. Just more fattening junk food as far as I am concerned.
    Colin

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