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Cheeseburger Week in Pasadena starts today

"frazgo special" at Slaters 50/50 in Pasadena...custom built to order, click to embiggen

I have no reason to doubt the veracity of the claim the CHEESEburger was invented in Pasadena. ┬áSeveral reputable media sources have documented it taking place at the Rite Spot in 1924 by Chef Lionel Sternberger. ┬áTo celebrate the entire week, starting today 1/12/ through1/17/2014 is dedicated to the cheeseburger with Pasadena declaring it “Cheeseburger Week”.

Its such a big deal in Pasadena that not only did they declare it a special honorary week, but some 18 restaurants including my fave in Old Town Pasadena, Slaters 50/50 are celebrating the week with all sorts of specials.

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