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8 Things You Didn't Know About Burgers

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1.) Hamburgers weren’t really much popular until its introduction at St. Louis World’s fair held in year 1904. (Facts Legend)

2.) In America alone, 50 billion burgers are eaten in one single year! (Facts Legend)

3.) In Wisconsin’s Seymour, there is something known as Hamburger Hall of Fame!(Facts Legend)

4.) If all Hamburgers eaten by Americans in a year are arranged in a straight line, it would circle our Earth 32 times or more!(Facts Legend)

5.) Many US cities claim to have invented this interesting food but it is widely believed that it was invented in 1900 in New Haven, Connecticut.(Facts Legend)

6.) 1. One of the most expensive burgers available in the US is served at the Fleur de Lys in Las Vegas. The FleurBurger is made with Kobe beef and topped with foir gras and black truffles. It also comes with a 1990 bottle of Chateau Petrus, all for $5,000. (News 9)

7.) Hamburgers got their name from Hamburg, Germany where a cut of beef called the Hamburg steak is from. This evolved into what we now know as the hamburger. (Savor Tonight)

8.) The popular Jimmy Buffett song “Cheeseburger in Paradise” was inspired by a boat trip Buffett took. Hampered by bad weather and tired of the canned food and peanut butter stocked aboard, Buffett found himself continually craving a cheeseburger. When the boat finally docked on the island of Tortola, Buffett was able to order the cheeseburger he had been fantasizing about. (Mobile-Cuisine)

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