Carl Karcher and His Impact on American Fast Food

The famous American Cheeseburger 

Carl Karcher is not an ordinary man. He was the person who revolutionized the American Fast food industry. He developed an empire of fast-food chains across the United States of America, which is now spread worldwide, though with a different name. His ever-famous star-shaped logo is ruling in several countries. Despite the … Read more

Interesting Quotes about Hamburgers

A hamburger set on a plate

Hamburgers aren’t the healthiest food in the world, but boy oh boy, aren’t they tasty? A juicy beef patty sandwiched in two hot buns, layered with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, cheese, ketchup, onions, or whatever you like – it’s the ultimate comfort food. Perhaps one reason why it’s a typical “comfort” food is … Read more

A Guide To Gluten Free Hamburgers

A hamburger next to a kitchen torch

If you haven’t actively followed it, you still probably have heard about gluten and gluten free food items. Many people have decided to shun gluten and remove it from their lives, and many others have had no choice. Maybe you have thought so too, and want to learn how to enjoy hamburgers … Read more

The History of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s

Hardees Salem

Carl’s Jr. is a fast food chain that operates under CKE Restaurant Holdings, Inc. While Hardee’s, on the other hand, is an American-based fast-food chain which also operates under CKE. Both of these fast food restaurants are successful and they have a lot of branches in many places in the present time. … Read more

The History of Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen or also often called DQ for short, is an ice cream and fast food restaurant chain under the International Dairy Queen, Inc. The company is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., which also owns Orange Julius and Karmelkorn. Their corporate office is located in the Minneapolis suburb of Edina, Minnesota. … Read more

Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Burger

Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Burger

It doesn’t matter if they’re cooked on the stovetop or grill – burgers are yummy. They’re tender, juicy and flavorful, plus the fact that you can take them out and munch on while you’re on a road trip makes it a go-to meal. Sometimes, when you make your own burgers at home, … Read more

History of American Hamburgers

History of American Hamburgers

How did the hamburger become so popular? There are several stories behind how the American hamburgers came into being. They are all very interesting and some are probably true in some respects. As the reader you can decide for your self which one you will believe. The first dispute is if the … Read more

The History of McDonald’s

The History of McDonald's

  Patrick McDonald and sons Mac and Dick started it all A man named Patrick McDonald opened a small food stand called “The Airdome” in Monrovia, California in the late 1930s. The stand served burgers and orange juice that cost ten and five cents, respectively. By 1940, Patrick’s sons Dick and Mac … Read more

History of Mustard

Second only to ketchup in popularity Next to ketchup, mustard is another quintessential American condiment. Mustard and ketchup even go well together, especially on your juicy burgers, cold meats, barbeques and most especially hotdogs. Would you like to know a little bit more information, as well as its history? Then read on. … Read more

Does a Veggie Burger Satisfy Like a Beef Burger?

Veggie Burger

  Digging into the veggie burger While many people love hamburger, there are also plenty of people who are not fans of the beef that is used to make the burger. Whether they have chosen a vegetarian lifestyle or simply want less fat in their hamburger meat, veggie burgers have become a … Read more

Alternative Hamburger Meat Choices

Alternative Hamburger Meat Choices

  Good substitutes to beef burger patties Nothing can beat traditional hamburgers – they are always tasty and delicious. However, they are also loaded with unwanted fats and high cholesterol. Fortunately, there are a considerable number of alternative meat hamburger choices available that you can sink your teeth into. From turkey to … Read more

The History of Burger King

The History of Burger King

The birth of the “King” Burger King’s story began when Keith J. Kramer and his wife’s uncle Matthew Burns were inspired by the success of the McDonald’s franchises over in California. They opened their first store in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1953. They built a stove called the “Insta-Broiler” where their burgers were … Read more

The History of the American Hamburger

The History of the American Hamburger

The many “first” burger pioneers (as many people claim) There are many claims of the authenticity regarding the hamburger’s origins in America. As the German immigrants brought their own ground beef dish in the United States, the Americans eventually began to adapt it to suit their taste. According to many sources, Louis … Read more

Introduction to Sonic Drive-In

Introduction to Sonic Drive In

Burger at the drive-in Sonic Drive-In (or Sonic America’s Drive-In) as the name implies, is an American drive-in fast food hamburger restaurant chain founded in Oklahoma City, where its headquarters are also based. Customers enjoy the quick service provided by the roller-skating carhops (waiters and waitresses who bring food to customers in … Read more

The History of In-N-Out Burger

The History of In N Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger: rated high for its burger’s top quality and freshness Based on many customers’ opinion and rating, In-N-Out Burger is consistently one of the best burger chains in the US. Known for its renowned quality and the freshness of the ingredients, it’s not a surprise why In-N-Out Burger has developed and … Read more

Introduction to Steak ‘n Shake

Steak ‘n Shake

Combining the efficiency of a fast-food restaurant with the good-ol’ diner characteristic and menu, Steak ‘n Shake has been around for since February1934. Originating in Normal, Illinois, its corporate offices are in Indianapolis, Indiana. To date, Steak ‘n Shake has nearly 600 corporate-owned and franchise locations in 28 states across the United … Read more

How Is Hamburger Made?

How Is Hamburger Made

The hamburger is more than just a tradition. It has become part of the American culture. With billions having been sold around the world since its inception, the hamburger has become a staple of meals. However, while most of us purchase our hamburgers from fast food places, you can certainly make your … Read more

The Early History of Hamburgers

The Early History of Hamburgers

  Wonder where hamburgers came from? We all know that hamburgers are one of the staples of American cuisine. Other nationalities identify America with the hamburger, as it is indeed one of the cultural American icons. But do you ever wonder about the origins of your favorite Big Mac or Burger King? … Read more

Check Out These Very Unusual Hamburgers

Check Out These Very Unusual Hamburgers

The weird and wonderful side of the burger After some extensive research, here is our own run-down of the world’s most unusual hamburgers, singular from one another: 1. “Absolutely Ridiculous Burger” from Mallie’s Sports Bar and Grill, Michigan If you are a burger lover and a hearty eater at that, then this … Read more

Top 10 Burger Chains in the US


Top 10 Burger Chains in the US


  America is the birthplace of the modern hamburger, so it’s not at all surprising that hamburger chains dot in every state. Here are the best-known US burger chains that are either operating regionally or globally. In-N-Out This family-style burger restaurant was first established in Baldwin Park, California in 1948. It holds … Read more