"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."
— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project
PASADENA—Join LAist for an old-school Hamburger Fry! LAist associate editor of food and culture Gab Chabrán (he/him) fondly recalls attending these community-style events as a kid and now we’re inviting you to ours, featuring some of our favorite burger makers from around L.A. Gab and How To LA’s Brian De Los Santos (he/him) will talk with Alicia Lopez (she/her) and Cecilia Ledezma (she/her) of Hangaburs, Jimmy Han (he/him) of Love Hour, and Jairo Bogarin (he/him) of Hamburgers Nice about their passion for smashed patties, burger history, and more! And it’s the 100th anniversary of the creation of the cheeseburger. Legend has it that in 1924, at the Rite Spot restaurant in Pasadena, this iconic meeting of cheese and beef was invented.
Where: The Crawford, 474 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena
Tickets are available on the event website.
This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.