All About the Burger book by Burger Beast was unleashed on April 15, 2019, by Mango Publishing. It features people and restaurants’ history important in the history of the humble sandwich with great factoids sprinkled throughout.
The All About the Burger book was written like an almanac with lots of historical dates. You can see the chapter breakdown below, which includes the foreword written by Hamburger America‘s George Motz.
These are the restaurants that I discuss in the book.
|A&W Restaurants||Arctic Circle||Bob’s Big Boy|
|Borden Burger||Burger Boy Food-O-Rama||Burger Castle|
|Burger Chef||Burger Queen||Carl’s Jr.|
|Carrols||Dog ’n Suds||Druther’s|
|The Farm||Fatburger||Five Guys|
|Freddy’s Frozen Custard||Fuddruckers||Habit Burger|
|Halo Burger||Hamburger Handout||Hardee’s|
|Henry’s Hamburgers||Howard Johnson’s||Hungry Jack’s|
|In-N-Out||Jack in the Box||Johnny Rockets|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||Kewpee Hotel Hamburgs||Krystal|
|Little Tavern||Louis’ Lunch||Maid-Rite|
|McDonald’s||Red Barn||Red Robin|
|Royal Castle||Sandy’s||Shake Shack|
|Smashburger||SONIC||Steak n Shake|
|Whataburger||White Castle||White Tower|
|Whopper Burger||Wimpy Grills||Woolworth|
All About the Burger Book Signings
After the book’s release in April 2019, I went on a road trip book signing tour.
|Big Sky Buckhead with NFA Burger – Atlanta, Georgia|
|Boyce General Store – Alvaton, Kentucky|
|Charm City Burger Company – Deerfield Beach, Florida|
|Dog ‘n Suds – Muskegon, Michigan|
|Gilbert’s 17th Street Grill – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida|
|Halo Burger – Flint, Michigan|
|Hamburger House Party – Miami, Florida|
|Henry’s Hamburgers – Benton Harbor, Michigan|
|Ivanhoe Park Brewing with A Lo Cubano Kitchen – Orlando, Florida|
|Kewpee Hamburgers – Lima, Ohio|
|PINCHO – Hialeah|
|Pinegrove Market & Deli – Jacksonville, Florida|
|Shake Shack – Coral Gables|
|White Castle – Columbus, Ohio|
All About The Burger Book
*This is an excerpt from my book, All About the Burger: A History of America’s Favorite Sandwich.
You can buy a signed copy of my book All About the Burger from my store!