The history of hamburger

The hamburger is the most eaten food in the whole world. The first hamburgers were made and sold in Connecticut in 1895 by an American chief Louis Lassen. He called them hamburgers because he was given the recipe from Hamburg in Germany.

Hamburgers became facourite in America in the early part of the twentieth century. Their popularity grew up even more after Second World War, when they were bought in large quantities by teenagers who prefered fast-food to family meals.

In 1948 two brother, Dick and Mac McDonald opened a drive-in hamburger restaurant in San Bernardino, California. Since then over 25000 McDonald`s restaurants have been opened worldwide and 35 million McDonald`s hamburgers are eaten every day in 115 countries from India to Arctic Circle.