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Jul 30, 2008 07:24 PM

Oinkster's in Eagle Rock

Any thoughts? Tips on what to order?

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  1. Pastrami or a burger. Fries. The coleslaw is good. The chicken I had was dried out, but my friend said hers was good, so it probably varies. Milkshakes. Cupcakes.

    8 Replies
    1. re: Chowpatty

      Ditto on the pastrami. I actually prefer it to the stuff at Langer's.

        1. re: JAB

          Yes, I know I'm in the minority on this one. But I've never been that big of a fan of Langer's.

          Maybe my parents were aliens, and just like inferior pastrami ...

          1. re: ipsedixit

            Don't worry, some people make fun of my favorite foods.

            I can't help it if I crave Russel Stover or See's buttercremes!

            I'm sorry, sometimes I want fake nacho cheese palstic sauce-sometimes on rice (not that I eat that as often as I'd like)

            Somedays I DREAM of getting a spoon and a can of Duncan hines frosting and going to town!

            I love Midori AYCE sushi!

            And yes, I prefer Angeli Pizza to Mozza, Boneyard Bistro to Father's Office, and La Fondue to the MElting Pot, Asanebo to Nozawa and so on.

            So sue me. :)

            1. re: Diana

              There is no shame in craving See's candy!!! It's my favorite...even over the fancy stuff.

          2. re: JAB

            It's actually possible to love both Langer's and Oinkster pastrami.

            1. re: maxzook

              Seconded. Langer's pastrami is perhaps my favorite dish in LA, but I love the rich smokiness of Oinkster's pastrami. It's not either/or . . .

              1. re: Peripatetic

                Not to mention Oinkster has the best French fries in L.A.

      1. I also like the pulled pork sandwich.


        1. The pulled pork sandwich is out of this world. Drench it in their vinegary sauce.

            1. I've had everything on their menu with the sole exception of the chicken and everything was pretty darned yummy! The Ube Milkshake made with ice cream from Fosselman's is the best milkshake that I've ever tasted - period!!!

              2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041

              Fosselman's Ice Cream Co
              1824 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801