During Cheeseburger Week from Jan 7th to Jan 12th, Pasadena honors Lionel Sternberger’s talent in being a initial to put cheese to hamburger and offer it during a Rite Spot in Pasadena in 1924.
Legend has it that, in 1924, teenaged Lionel Sternberger burnt a hamburger patty during his father’s roadside stand, The Rite Spot during 1500 West Colorado Street in Pasadena. Rather than chuck out a burger, and risk a madness of his father, immature Sternberger lonesome his mistake with a square of cheese and served it to a customer, who was delighted. The Aristocratic Burger, a Hamburger with Cheese, seemed on a menu of a Rite Spot by a 1940s. This is a initial accurate instance of a cheeseburger being served to a customer.
Forty of Pasadena’s favorite restaurants, lounges and burger joints offering their signature burgers, some special creations and a deals during Pasadena Cheeseburger Week.
Some, such as El Portal offer specifically combined burger for Cheeseburger Week.
Pie ‘n Burger, The Counter, Dog Haus and Dog Haus Biergarten and others offer special deals for Cheeseburger Week.
Check out all a participants and see what everybody has on a menu for Cheeseburger Week at www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com/restaurants.
Again in 2018, congregation can opinion for your favorites in a Cheeseburger Challenge. Who creates your favorite lunch opposite burger? Who serves your favorite turkey burger? Who creates your favorite veggie burger? Who serves a best libation with a burger? You confirm during Cheeseburger Week, Jan 7th by Jan 12th.
For 2018, we are adding several restaurants. Some participants will embody special menu equipment or deals for congregation during Cheeseburger Week.
Let’s all salute Lionel Sternberger for his mastery, insight, pioneering creation and adventurous in fixation a square of cheese atop a hamburger for a initial time in accessible culinary story during his father’s roadside stand, a Rite Spot during 1500 West Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. The invention of a cheeseburger during a Rite Spot has been documented by a Los Angeles Times, Time magazine, cheese-burger.net, Hamburger Heaven:the Illustrated History of a Hamburger and The San Gabriel Valley Tribune. Even CNN lonesome a story in 2012.
The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce hosts a fifth Cheeseburger Week and Cheeseburger Challenge Jan 8th to 13th. Once again, you’ll be means to opinion for your favorites in a series of categories, from normal lunch opposite burgers to white list cloth and veggie cheeseburgers. We’ll also have an choice cheeseburger difficulty or two, as well.
Visitors can devise to come to Pasadena for a Cheeseburger Crawl, take a Cheeseburger Challenge and applaud Lionel Sternberger’s culinary bequest in a city where a cheeseburger was initial served.
Voting in a 2018 Cheeseburger Challenge opens Jan 7, 2018, and ends Jan 15, 2018.
Here are a participants for 2018 (so far, information is updated as it becomes available):
- Brookside Golf Club (lunch only)
- Cameron’s Seafood
- Central Park Restaurant
- Clearman’s Galley
- The Counter
- Del Frisco’s Grille
- Dog Haus Biergarten
- El Portal Restaurant
- Gale’s (lunch only)
- Green Street Restaurant
- Kathleen’s Restaurant
- Kings Row Gastropub
- Lucky Baldwin’s Delirium Pub and Cafe
- Lucky Baldwin’s Pub
- Lucky Baldwin’s Trappiste Pub and Cafe
- Pie ‘n Burger
- Plate 38
- Robin’s Wood Fire BBQ
- Rounds Premium Burgers
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Happy Hour menu
- Slater’s 50/50
- Smitty’s Grill
- True Food Kitchen
- Twohey’s Restaurant
- Umami Burger
- Vertical Wine Bistro
- White Horse Lounge
- Whole Foods Market – Arroyo
- Women’s City Club-Happy Hour Mixer
- Twohey’s Tavern
- Yahaira’s Cafe
All a information is accessible during www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com and on a Pasadena Restaurant Week mobile focus for iPhone and Android phones.