The Oinkster's Burger Week Returns: White Castle Sliders, Big Macs + Sourdough Jacks

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Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:30 AM

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From June 4 through June 10, Andre Guerrero's retro-fied pastrami and burger shack in Eagle Rock will host round two of its popular Burger Week, which features a burger-a-day tribute to some of America's cherished cheeseburgers, re-engineered by the bun 'n' patty architects in the Oinkster kitchen.

Last year, the Oinkster took on McDonald's, Tommy's, the Grill 'Em All truck, Father's Office and Umami in a weeklong meat fest that drew surprisingly large crowds, some dedicated enough to try every one of the seven creations.

So what do they have planned for this year? Burger doppelgängers from In-N-Out, Jack in the Box, Carl's Jr. and White Castle (calling all East Coast expats) are all on the bill, as well as a special Filipino-inspired pork abodo burger, and a guest chef appearance by the guys from Grill 'Em All.

The Oinkster also will be giving away unique burger pins for each day's special to every customer who orders one, so you can show off your pride to fellow Burgeristas. The real prize, though, is reserved for those who consume all seven burgers over the course of the week, dubbed "The Burger Challenge," which will get you a limited-edition "Burger Week" T-shirt (future medical expenses not included).

Here's the schedule:

Monday: Red Castle Sliders (White Castle Cheeseburgers)

Tuesday: 2 x 4 Piggy-Style (I-N-Out's 2 x 4 Animal-Style)

Wednesday: Northeast Bacon Cheeseburger (Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger)

Thursday: Grill Em' All Takeover (The Behemoth, Waste 'Em All, Molly Hatchet)

Friday: Sourdough Josh (Jack in the Box's Sourdough Jack)

Saturday: Pork Adobo Burger

Sunday: The Big Max (McDonald's Big Mac)

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