The burger – it’s a cornerstone of American cuisine. A beef patty sandwiched between two buns. It can be super simple and small or towering above a plate accompanied by an endless variety of toppings and sauces. We enjoy the burger in its many different variations, but do we know where it started and how it’s evolved over the years? The origin of this world-famous dish is widely disputed, with numerous claims as to who is the OG burger creator. In honor of Applebee’s limited time offer of any delicious handcrafted burger for only $7.99, we’re taking a look at the roots of one of America’s most famous foods.