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Fun cheeseburger facts to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day

September 21, 2016
We love food holidays. This month we are graced with National Cheeseburger Day on September 18th, which gives us a great excuse to eat one of our many delicious cheeseburgers. Shooters Wood Fire Grill features a wide variety of cheeseburgers, from the basic to the extravagant. But where did the cheeseburger come from? Here are a few interesting facts that you may not know about cheeseburgers for you to discuss with your friends while chowing down on a delicious Shooters cheeseburger.

  • Each year, Americans eat a whopping 50 billion burgers, or three burgers a week. That's a lot of beef!

  • Hamburgers and cheeseburgers account for 71 percent of beef served in commercial hotels in the United States.

  • McDonalds sells 75 hamburgers a second.

  • While the hamburger was coined in New Haven, the cheeseburger claim to fame is found in Denver. Louis Ballast of Humpty Dumpty Drive was awarded the trademark in 1935.

  • The Jimmy Buffet song “Cheeseburger in Paradise” was first inspired by a boat trip that he took. The trip was hampered by bad weather and he was forced to eat nothing but canned food and peanut butter that was aboard the boat and he found himself craving a cheeseburger.

  • The most expensive burger sold in America is sold from the New York City food truck 666 Burger. The $666 burger is wrapped in a gold leaf, topped with lobster, caviar, truffles, foie gras, and aged gruyere cheese melted with steam from champagne poured on a hot griddle. The good thing is you get $300 back, as the burger comes wrapped in three greasy $100 bills.

  • The biggest cheeseburger ever was cooked by a Minnesota casino in 2012 and weighed 2,014 pounds. It required a special oven, a crane, and a special bun that had to be baked for seven hours.

  • During the First World War the U.S. Government tried to rename burgers as “Liberty Sandwiches” in order to promote patriotism and avoid using its original Germanic name.

  • Approximately 40 percent of hamburgers served in the United States contain cheese on them. A survey conducted at Red Robin stated that over 70 percent of their customers would like cheese added into the patty itself.

We love a good, juicy cheeseburger. Take a look at our extensive cheeseburger menu for your next favorite burger. There's a burger for everyone, including one with fried macaroni and cheese. View our full Shooters Wood Fire Grill menu hereRead More...

Celebrate Better Breakfast Month at Shooters

September 21, 2016
September welcomes fall flavors of all kinds, but it also happens to be Better Breakfast Month, which we love because breakfast is one of our favorite meals of the day. From pancakes and French toast to sausage and bacon, Shooters Wood Fire Grill offers a breakfast for everyone to enjoy. This would be the perfect month to stop in and try any one of our delicious breakfasts and celebrate Better Breakfast Month. Here is a preview of what we offer on our breakfast menu.

The Classics
Our menu of classics offers just that: a combination of any of the classic breakfast items for you to enjoy. Eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, and pancakes all appear on this menu and are available to you in a number of different combinations. We even have a biscuits and gravy option for those hearty breakfasts.

Get your grub on with one of our featured breakfast menu items. The feature items include a country friend steak, steak and eggs, corned beef and hash, ham steak and eggs, and Huevos Rancheros. It is a truly unique breakfast menu for the Rapid City area and why not celebrate Better Breakfast Month than with a big, juicy, chunk of meat.

You can never go wrong with a good omelet. Eggs, cheese, meat, vegetables, it's the ultimate breakfast item that is good no matter where you go. At Shooters Wood Fire Grill we have mastered the omelet, offering varieties such as the mushroom Florentine omelet and the Santa Fe omelet. Don't miss this breakfast menu staple.

Breakfast Burritos
Nothing says hearty breakfast like a good breakfast burrito. Whether you like your burritos plain, smothered in gravy, or smothered in chili, we've got you covered with our three breakfast burrito options that are sure to impress you on Better Breakfast Month.

Pancakes and French Toast
Let's not forget the bread staples of the breakfast menu. At Shooters Wood Fire Grill you can also get good old fashioned French toast and pancakes, as well as a cinnamon roll that will keep you coming back again and again.

No breakfast is complete without coffee, juice, and why not a cocktail? Stop by Shooters for a sunrise cocktail to get your day started off right and take a look at the full breakfast menu for you perfect dish to celebrate Better Breakfast Month. Read More...

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