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#NationalCheeseburgerDay: Was The Cheeseburger Created In California?

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As, http://www.cheese-burger.net explains, there are a handful of theories connected to who, when and where the cheeseburger was first created. We're going to go with one… since we're from Los Angeles!

Anywhere between 1924 and 1926, a chef named Lionel Sternberger created the first cheeseBURGER (how appropriate?!) in Pasadena, California. Food legend has it that a homeless man ordered a burger from Sternberger. He then suggested that the chef add a slice of cheese!

Tada! Happy #NationalCheesburgerDay on September 18th!

Photo: www.lobelsculinaryclub.com

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