The birth of the Onion Burger, however, was two decades earlier in nearby Ardmore, Oklahoma, at the Hamburger Inn, where owner Ross Davis started serving them at the height of the Great Depression. …

At the World’s Fare, Motz and his team will be cooking up the Oklahoma fried onion burger, which he says has its roots in the original American burger from more than 100 years ago. Onions … The slider, which consists of nothing more than thin-sliced Vidalia onion … Motz's Burgers is a former White Castle and continues to make the pre-WWII slider of your dreams: unfrozen and covered with caramelized onion. In his book Hamburger America, George Motz quotes Mart Hall of Sid's…
At the World’s Fare, Motz and his team will be cooking up the Oklahoma fried onion burger, which he says has its roots in the original American burger from more than 100 years ago. Order more than three. In order to keep costs down, they developed a proto-smash burger which featured more onion than meat. On the Origin of the dish, in his book, Hamburger America, George Motz quotes Mart Hall from Sid’s in El Reno. Or four. It was back in the twenties, back during the Depression.