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Photos: The Oinkster's 6 New Glorious Creations (And An Old Fave) For Burger Week

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It's that wonderful time of year again where The Oinkster holds its annual Burger Week. From June 2 to June 8, burger enthusiasts will get the chance to sample the Eagle Rock joint's creations. And this time around, they're slinging six brand-new items you've haven't tried before.

They're busting out ones with names like the Pantera Burger (a heavy metal nod), full of pulled pork, bacon, and deep-fried mac-and-cheese goodness; this one's created by local favorites Grill 'Em All and has only seen the light of day in New York City when they toured it through there. There's also the unveiling of the Turducken, which Lord help us, is a combo of duck pastrami, deep-fried chicken breast and turkey patty with a bunch of Thanksgiving fixins. There's also a HotBurg on a Stick, which they'll be pairing with some limeade that's only available that day.

The one burger they're bringing back is the Big Max, their kicked-up take on McDonald's Big Mac; in their version, they use two Nebraska angus beef patties.

They'll be serving a different burger each day. And if you're one of the lucky ones who samples all seven burgers for the entire week, dubbed as the "Burger Week Burger Challenge," you shall gain the title of the "Burgerlord." Huzzah! Last year, The Oinkster handed out 235 Burgerlord t-shirts out to the folks who were down to stuff their faces, and they'll be handing out new shirts in their 4th annual foodie celebration.

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Keep in mind though that Burger Week only takes place at their Eagle Rock location, not the Hollywood location they recently launched.

The Oinkster is located at 2005 Colorado Blvd in Eagle Rock, (323) 255-6465