Dave Thomas named the hamburger chain β€œWendy’s” after his daughter Melinda. Wendy was actually born Melinda Lou Thomas but her siblings had difficulty pronouncing her name and called her β€œWenda.” Thus, the nickname Wendy was born. people.com/food/why-wendy…
Eating hamburger patties medium-rare is a lot more dangerous than medium-rare steak because of bacteria concentrations mashed.com/222056/you-sho…
When McDonald's closed all its restaurants in Iceland in 2009, a man decided to buy his last hamburger and fries to see how long it would take to decompose. 10 yrs later, curious observers can watch a livestream of the burger & fries from its current location in a glass cabinet in Snotra House. bbc.com/news/blogs-trendi…
Paula Deen (of deep-fried cheesecake and doughnut hamburger fame) kept her diabetes diagnosis secret for 3 years. She also announced she took a sponsorship from a diabetes drug company the day she revealed her condition. eater.com/2012/1/17/66221…
A human would have to eat 300 hamburgers or a refrigerator full of food just to match the equivalent of what hummingbirds consume to survive every day. video.nationalgeographic.…
North Koreans are especially proud of Kim Jong Il for his "inventions". One of them is the Gogigyeopbbang or double breaded meat, which is essentially a hamburger. theguardian.com/world/sho…
A study found after a 90 min. workout, athletes who ate organic peanut butter, Clif Shot Bloks, Cytomax powder, PowerBars, & Gatorade showed no difference in insulin, glucose, cholesterol, or triglyceride levels compared to athletes who ate hotcakes, OJ, a hash brown, a hamburger, fries, & Coke. realclearscience.com/jour…
The ideology of North Korean is called 'Juche', an isolationism in which they believe that one of their former leaders invented the hamburger and that they have cured AIDS. vox.com/platform/amp/worl…
Today I learned about Windows 7 Whopper. It was sold at Burger King in Japan for the promotion of Microsoft's Windows 7. The hamburger contained 7 stacked beef patties, weighed almost 1 kg, and had more than 1,000 cal. The promotion period was extended from 7 days to 16 days due to unexpected popularity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who…
When the term β€˜veggie burger’ was used in 1976, it meant a regular ground beef hamburger topped with vegetables. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
To avoid using the German sounding name β€˜hamburger’ during World War II, Americans used the name β€˜Liberty Steak.’ sutori.com/item/during-wo…
Ernest Hemingway created a hamburger recipe with 10 ingredients including India relish, wine, and a beaten egg theparisreview.org/blog/2…
White Castle is known as the first fast-food hamburger chain in the world, founded by E.W. "Billy" Ingram in 1921. The restaurant's claim to fame is its invention of the slider, a miniature hamburger. Its original menu items were hamburgers, soft drinks and coffee, costing 5 cents each. insider.com/fast-food-men…
The cheeseburger was invented by a 16 year old short order cook in Pasadena, CA in 1924. It was described as the "Aristocratic Hamburger." Subsequent claims of birthing the cheeseburger occurs in Denver, CO in 1935, and in Louisville, KY in 1934. roadsideamerica.com/story…
The icon with three horizontal bars representing a menu is called a hamburger button. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ham…
Colorado's division of liquor enforcement defines sandwiches as: single serving items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, frozen pizzas, burritos, chicken wings, etc. 9news.com/article/news/lo…
. Inhabitants of Hamburg, Germany are known as Hamburgers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ham…
There is a big difference in asking for β€œEverything” and β€œAll The Way” when it comes to ordering toppings on your hotdog/hamburger and there’s slight variations of what that means all over the country. firstwefeast.com/eat/2016…
A Carl's Jr. in Santa Rosa, California, untouched by surrounding wildfires, caught fire when staff made 165 hamburgers for first responders. ajc.com/news/national/car…
Before McDonald's switched from cooking its fries in beef tallow to vegetable oil, the fries had more saturated beef fat than their hamburgers. 1.cdn.edl.io/CHDvekuIjSZd…
Raindrops are not actually shaped like teardrops. Small raindrops are spherical due to water surface tension while larger raindrops, having more drag, will flatten out forming a hamburger bun, and even bigger raindrops will become a parashute eventually breaking up into smaller dropslets personal.ems.psu.edu/~fra…
It only takes 42 seconds to grill a McDonald's hamburger patty on a double-sided grill. So technically no one has a job "flipping" burgers at McDonald's. mcdonalds.com/gb/en-gb/he…
Ronald McDonald was required to tell children that McDonald's hamburgers grew in a magic hamburger patch and were picked whole so children weren't upset about cows dying. mashed.com/124443/untold-…
West Virginia residents prefer hot dogs over hamburgers more so then any state. On a per capita annual basis West Virginians eat the most hot dogs of any state, and the least amount of hamburgers. 247wallst.com/special-rep…
Today I learned about Le Sandwich AmΓ©ricain, a popular sandwich in France with multiple hamburger patties and melted GruyΓ¨re cheese piled high with French fries on a toasted baguette. la-viande.fr/cuisine-acha…
A Wisconsin man has eaten over 30,000 Big Mac hamburgers over 46 years, averaging 2 per day. He has only missed eight days in those 46 years, including when his mother died as she requested he forgo the burger in her memory. people.com/food/mcdonalds…
McDonald's used to have a mascot named Captain Crook who stole Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, as opposed to the Hamburglar's hamburger thievery. mcdonalds.fandom.com/wiki…
Today I learned of 'Taco Rice' an Tex-Mex inspired Okinawan dish consisting of taco flavored hamburger meat on top of white rice along with cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tac…
To avoid using the German sounding name β€˜hamburger’ during World War II, Americans used the name β€˜Liberty Steak.’ businessinsider.com/21-ra…
Waffle House has release several full length studio albums for their restaurants. Prominent hits include: β€œThere are raisins in my toast,” β€œOver Easy,” and β€œ844,739 Ways to eat a hamburger” foodandwine.com/fwx/secre…
To avoid using the German sounding "hamburger" during WW2, Americans resorted to calling it a "liberty steak" sutori.com/item/during-wo…
Before cola became widespread, hamburgers were typically served with coffee. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
The term hamburger has nothing to do with ham, but instead comes from the german city of Hamburg. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ham…
In 1921, White Castle changed the Nation's perception of beef from "low grade meat likely to be richer with E coli than nutrients" by creating a logistics system having fresh beef delivered twice a day and on display in the front of their shops, as well as inventing the hamburger bun. h2g2.com/edited_entry/A10…
Bruce Lee didn't smoke or drink alcohol but drank raw blended hamburger meat and carried hashish around in little bags and nibbled it like edibles. cnn.com/2018/07/07/us/bru…
In 1981, horse meat labeled as beef was discovered at a plant that supplied hamburger and taco meat to Jack in the Box. The meat was originally from Australia, and during their checks on location, inspectors discovered other shipments destined for the US that included kangaroo meat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…
The 1993 Jack in the Box E. coli outbreak "was a wakeup call to many, including regulators. You go in for a hamburger with the kids and you could die. It changed consumers' perceptions and it absolutely changed the behaviors of the industry." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/199…
The Filet-O-Fish was invented due to falling hamburger sales on Fridays resulting from Roman Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Fridays. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fil…
Today I learned of the Luther Burger, a hamburger or cheeseburger with one or more glazed doughnuts in place of the bun. sandwichtribunal.com/2017…
During WWII, hamburgers in the U.S. were dubbed β€œLiberty Steaks” to avoid the German-sounding name. factretriever.com/world-w…
β€œSpent” dairy cows become hamburger meat at about 20% of their natural lifespan. businessinsider.com/they-…
According to a Department of Agriculture study, 1 in 5 Americans don’t know that hamburger patties are made from beef files.eric.ed.gov/fulltex…
The song "Mack the Knife" is about a cold-blooded serial murderer written by a Marxist playwright and leftwing composer for a musical that aimed to lay bare the hypocrisies of bourgeois morality, became a huge success globally and was used in a 1980s ad for McDonald’s hamburgers (β€œMac tonight”). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
In Holland a McDonald’s worker bought a hamburger & then asked for a slice of cheese. The cashier was fired for not charging her the full price of a cheese burger. Taken to court, the Court responded that a warning would have been enough & ordered them to pay her $5900 for 5 months pay gawker.com/5458070/mcdona…
Today I learned of Hamburger University, a 130,000 square foot training facility located in Chicago, IL corporate.mcdonalds.com/m…
Den Fujita who opened the first McDonald's in Japan believed if the Japanese ate McDonald's hamburgers and potatoes for one thousand years it would make the people taller, have white skin and turn their hair blonde. nytimes.com/2008/03/26/di…
For her role of Amy in Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike gained and lost 13 lbs 3 times to play the character at different times in her life. She consumed hamburgers & malts to gain the weight & exercised with a professional boxer for up to 4 hours a day & ran 5 miles (in 42 minutes) to lose weight variety.com/2014/film/fea…
Kim Jong Ils official biography listed, among his achievements, a 38 shot round of golf, ability to control weather, he never needed to poop and was credited with inventing the hamburger. huffingtonpost.co.uk/2011…
McDonalds has sold over 100 billion burgers, selling to 68 million people per day, which is more than the entire population of the UK. They sell 75 hamburgers per second globally. factretriever.com/mcdonal…

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