The Library Of Congress Says The Birthplace Of The Hamburger Was Right Here In Connecticut At Louis' Lunch
By E Jamar|Published October 26, 2019
E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.
The hamburger has come to be a true American delicacy, and we’ll bet you didn’t know that it started right here in New Haven. Since 1895, Louis’ Lunch has been serving up the most delicious burger after a local came in and said they wanted something they could eat on the go. After that quick interaction, the hamburger as we know it was born, and even the Library of Congress has recognized Louis’ Lunch as the birthplace of this famous sandwich. The menu at this famous burger spot is as simple as can be, so let’s dive into the history of the hamburger’s birthplace and how you order a hamburger at Louis’ Lunch in New Haven.