By Mr. Lew, Burger Expert for the Menuism Burger Blog
In 2012, the hamburger is prominently woven in the fabric of our day-to-day lives. Whether it be in your local family restaurant, your fast food favorites, or your higher end sit-down establishment, the hamburger has a place everywhere. It wasn’t always so. When looking at the history of the hamburger, a few key dates defined its role in modern society.
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1836 brought the first appearance of hamburger steak on a menu, at Delmonico’s in New York. Many consider the hamburger steak to be the ancestor to the modern-day hamburger. Burger purists may not want to accept that assertion since it’s missing a bun, but we can’t deny that, much like everything, the hamburger had to evolve from something.
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1836 brought the first appearance of hamburger steak on a menu, at Delmonico’s in New York. Many consider the hamburger steak to be the ancestor to the modern-day hamburger.
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