The true story of the original “Billy Goat” curse on the Chicago Cubs!
CHEEZBORGER! CHEEZBORGER! CHEEZBORGER!
The Chicago Cubs are about to make cheeseburger history – as one iconic restaurant brings back the “Billy Goat Curse” on the eve of the 2016 World Series!
INTRODUCING THE BILLY GOAT TAVERN OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS!
The original Billy Goat Tavern, located in Chicago, was founded in 1937 by Billy Sianis, a Greek immigrant. It is a Chicago icon for two reasons: a supposed curse on the Chicago Cubs, and the hilarious “Cheezborger” Olympia Cafe sketch on Saturday Night Live, starring John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Chicago Cubs fan Bill Murray!
According to Wikipedia, here is the story of the Billy Goat Tavern:
“The first location was opened in 1937 when William “Billy Goat” Sianis bought the Lincoln Tavern, near Chicago Stadium, for $205 with a bounced check (he made good on it with the proceeds from the first weekend they were open). When the 1944 Republican…
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Considering many of your other food posts, John, that burger looks almost ‘normal’!
Best wishes, Pete.
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