History recorded that Frank & Charles Menches ran out of pork for their sausage patty sandwiches at the 1885 Erie County Fair. Their supplier, reluctant to butcher more hogs in the summer heat, suggested they use beef instead. The brothers fried some up, but found it bland. They added coffee, brown sugar, and other ingredients to create the taste America knows today as the Hamburger.
At the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, Frank & Charles baked waffles in Parisian waffle irons...READ MORE