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What did the Oxford English Dictionary of 1802 define a "Hamburg Steak"?
- Cured beef
- Ground beef
- Charcoal grilled steak
2. One inventor claim for the hamburger was
Charlie Nagreen. In 1885, he flatten a meatball and place it between
slices of bread. What state was he from?
- New York
3. The Menches brothers 1885, Hamburg, New York.
Western New York history recorded that Frank and Charles Menches ran out
of pork for their sausage patty sandwiches at the 1885 Erie County Fair.
Their supplier, reluctant to butcher more hogs in the summer heat,
suggested they use beef instead. The brothers fried some up, but found
it bland. What was NOT an ingredient to their blend?
- Brown Sugar
4. Some believe the first hamburgers were served
at Louis' Lunch, a sandwich shop established in 1895. Where was the
- San Bernardino, California
- Mount Vernon, Vermont
- New Haven, Connecticut
5. The "cheese hamburger," now simply the
cheeseburger, is said to have first appeared in 1924, and credited to
grill chef Lionel Sternberger of The Rite Spot restaurant. Where was the
- Pasadena, California
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Brooklyn, New York
6. In the 1930s (and TV re-runs through the
1970s), the best-known association to the hamburger was a moocher in the
cartoon Popeye who would "gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today."
Who was the character?
7. Who wrote �Cheeseburgers in Paradise�?
- Jimmy Buffett
- Paul McCartney
- Eddie Van Halen
8. In 1984, Wendy's aired a series of TV
advertisements for its hamburgers in which an elderly woman commented,
"Where's the beef?" when examining competitors' burgers. Who played the
- Barbara Mansfield
- Esther Baker
- Clara Peller
9. What is a hamburger known as in portions of the
Midwest and east coast, when a hamburger served with lettuce, tomato,
- California burger
- Texas burger
- New York burger
10. In the 1930s ground liver was sometimes added
to the patties.