Tyler Pennington, 27 and Travis Marcum, 25, were behind the counter serving up the burgers at the “World Famous” Pat’s Snack Bar in Manchester, Kentucky. Pennington is a co-owner with family members.

World Famous? “It’s always been that way. Whenever it became ‘world famous,’ ” explained cook Travis Marcum. Marcum recommends the $3.79 cheeseburger with “everything — mayo, onion, tomato, pickle – no lettuce. They never had lettuce.”

A yummy hamburger at Pat’s Snack Bar in Manchester, Kentucky.
Looking through the window into Pat’s Snack Bar.

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