Birthplace of the Hamburger

Sure, history books tell of the Tartar's fondness for raw meat and how sailors from Germany loved to order Hamburg Style Steak upon their arrival in the New World. The real question is: Who created America's first all-beef patty, ancestral prototype of today's Quarter Pounder, Big Mac, and Whopper? Pinpointing the origination of the hamburger ...

05th Feb

Bob Wian’s Big Boy Burger

Robert Wian learned the restaurant business the hard way. When his father’s...

04th Nov

Fable of the Golden Arches

Richard and Maurice McDonald were planning to franchise their successful burger system...

01st Sep

Hamburger Architecture

Hamburgers made their debut on the food scene as irregular lumps of...

22nd Jun

The Devolution of Bob’s Big Boy

In 1937, Robert Wian created his signature two-story cheeseburger at a five-stool...

03rd Mar