Pasadena will be hosting a "Cheeseburger Week" starting on January 15th and going until the 20th. It will feature various renditions of the cheesy meat sandwich by a handful of popular places, even a sushi restaurant.
According to the press release (and Wikipedia), the cheeseburger was actually invented in the good 'ol North East L.A. community at "The Rite Spot," a popular sandwich shop in the mid 1920's.
Pasadena Cheeseburger Week is sponsored by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce with support from the City of Pasadena and is a California Restaurant Month event.
Other eateries in town that will offer deals and assorted specials include the recently opened Kings Row Gastropub, Vertical Wine Bistro, and possibly a Yucatan rendition by El Portal. Also, Noir Food and Wine, CREPEstudio, Lovebirds Cafe and Magnolia Lounge.
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Cheeseburger eaters are encouraged to go eat them all and vote for their favorite ones on the event's website. For a complete list of places featured and their accompanying menu's, check out the Pasadena Restaurant Week website.