conjures images of a different dish for just about everyone. For me, it’s a , with beefsteak tomatoes, crispy lettuce, and cheddar cheese. For video producer and editor Daniel Thoennessen—and probably huge numbers of his fellow Americans—it’s . But the seemingly simple dish actually has a complex history, which Thoennessen is exploring in an upcoming documentary titled . Thoennessen has long been interested in the intricacies of American history, which inevitably led him to the world of food.