National Hamburger Day:
Every May 28 celebrates National Hamburger Day being dedicated to a quintessential food, Hamburger.
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Why National Hamburger Day?
Hamburger is one of the most favorite foods in the United States. Typically sold in almost every corner of the country, it has become a staple food in menu right from 18th century. Hamburger are popular dish since then. Though it lost it popularity due to anti-German Sentiments short after the World War I, it gained popularity due to the American fast-food restaurants.
The day is to celebrate this iconic Food. This is one of the most important Food National day in the United States.
How can we observe National Hamburger Day?
As simple as that, enjoy Hamburger with your friends and family, don’t forget to post pictures of your celebrations using the hashtags #NationalHamburgerDay and #HamburgerDay on social media.
List out the Varieties:
List out all the popular varieties of Hamburgers not only in the United States but also from around the World,
We have listed out some of the special varieties of Hamburgers in the United States,
- Oklahoma Onion Burger
- Veggie Burger
- Steamed Burger
- Cheese Burger
- Patty melt
- Bacon Cheeseburger
- Salmon burger
- Steak Burger
- Jucy Lucy
- California burger
- Barbecue burger
- Carolina Burger
- Buffalo burger
The above variants of Hamburgers are famous in some or all states of the United States. The name implies that it is famous in the respective states.
Let us know about other famous variants. Comment us!’
Try this Hamburger Recipe:
- Beef meat- 250 grams
- Worcestershire sauce- two tablespoons
- Black pepper- two tablespoons
- Salt- 1 teaspoon
- Garlic powder- two tablespoons
Note*: You can adjust the quantity depending on your taste.
Step 1: Ground beef
Step 2: Take a bowl, Add beef and all the above ingredients
Step 3: mix well and make patties.
Step 4: Grill it for at least 3 to 5 minutes. Keep a check.
Step 5: Serve with your favorite toppings.
Share details famous Hamburgers in the world:
Variants of Hamburgers are popular in other countries probably with other names. Share those details with pictures if you have on social media.
Some of the Variants of Hamburgers in other Countries,
- Japan – hanbāgu
- Serbia- pljeskavica
- India – Wada Paav (Burgers are made of Chicken and Veg Patties as Beef and Pork are avoided due to cultural belief)
- Denmark – bøfsandwich.
- Turkey – Islak Burger
- Pakistan – Shami Burger (made of minced Lamb)
- Australia – Aussie Burger( Just a Burger Variant in the country created by Hungry Jack’s, fast food franchise of the Burger King Corporation in Australia)
Let us know what is popular Hamburger in your country.
Grab the Offers:
Major Fast-food restaurants offers a huge deal on this day as a part of promotion. Grab the deals and get your favorite hamburger at discounted price. Share the tried and valid coupon code using hashtag #NationalHumburgerDay.
Interesting facts about National Hamburger Day:
Let’s see some of the facts surrounding Hamburger and National Hamburger Day,
- The Name “Hamburger” is reported to be derived from Hamburg, a prominent City in Germany though the historians could not find the connection between the two.
- The Origin of Hamburger is ambiguous, it is claimed both by Germany and the United States.
- The claims of invention are unconclusive due to little written history and the possibility of different ideas at the same time.
- Hamburgers became unpopular in the United States post World War I due to anti-German Sentiments. The Chain restaurants that were famous for Hamburgers were forced to change the names for Hamburger due to this.
- It is found that Raw Hamburger could lead to several illness especially Escherichia coli O157:H7 if the meat is not cooked properly.
- The United States Department of Agriculture recommends Hamburgers to be cooked under temperature of 160 °F or 71 °C.
- The first advertisement about “Hamburger Steak Sandwiches” was reported to be in 1890s.
- Charlie Nagreen, one of the popular claimants of Hamburger, called as “Hamburger Charlie”.
- According to a study conducted in France in 2012, French consumes 14 hamburgers in restaurants per year per person. France ranks fourth in Hamburger consumption.
- 60% percentage of all sandwiches sold in the world are hamburgers.
- Buffalo burgers are made with meat from the water Buffalo or American bison.
- Steamed Cheeseburger is invented in Connecticut.
- Serendipity 3 was awarded with Guinness World Record for serving the world’s most expensive hamburger worth $295.
History of National Hamburger Day:
The origin of National Hamburger Day is still mystery as like the origin of Hamburger itself. Multiple people and fast-food chain restaurants claim to be the creators of Hamburgers.
Some of such notable claims are,
White Castle, one of the prominent American Regional chain restaurants claim that Otto Kuase created the first Hamburger with beef patty cooked in butter and topped with a fried egg by the year 1891.
Charlie Nagreen known as “Hamburger Charlie” sold a meatball stuffed inside two breads when he was just 15 years old. The Historical society of Seymour claims that he named it as “Hamburg Steak” as it was familiar among German immigrants. Charlie is one of the popular claimants of Hamburger.
Louis Lassen, a Danish immigrant, opened a small restaurant in New Haven in 1895. When a customer ordered a quick hot meal, Louis was out of steaks. So, taking ground beef trimmings, Louis made a patty and grilled it, putting it between two slices of toast. The dish actually had no name until some sailors from Hamburg named it after their city name. The claim is in dispute as some claims that slices were not toast in traditional Hamburgers.
The family of Oscar Weber Bilby claim the first-known hamburger on a bun, made with Yeast was served on 1891, on Grandpa Oscar’s farm. In 1995, Governor Frank Keating proclaimed that the first hamburger was created in Tulsa, a city in Oklahoma in 1891, calling Tulsa, “The Real Birthplace of the Hamburger.