May 28 is a day of many things. It's a day for California to worry about a giant earthquake prediction, the premiere date of the San Andreas movie (although, these two events may just be excellent publicity), the day 1923 where the attorney general decreed women were allowed to wear pants, and the most delicious day of them all: National Burger Day.
But how will you celebrate National Burger Day?
While it is easy enough to grab a burger and celebrate National Burger Day that way, why not try something a bit fancier, or perhaps something more peculiar? Here's a list the top 10 burgers to try on National Burger Day.
- The 20,000 calorie burger. This delight will get your arteries singing -- until the cholesterol clogs them, at least. This burger also goes by the name of the Octuple Bypass Burger, and if you are at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas, you can check the eight pattied towering hunk of grilled delight for only $21.28.
- The World's Biggest Bacon Cheeseburger. Technically, this burger was only cooked up once, back in 2012 to garner a world record title, but bacon fans across the world would love to see this burger resurface again for National Burger Day. A Minnesota casino cooked up this bacon miracle. It took four hours to cook, measured 10 feet in diameter, and contained 60 pounds of bacon.
- If you are in Sydney and are on a student wage -- or remember your college days fondly -- why not check out the Ramen burger at the On Ramen restaurant in Sydney's CBD. $12.50 will get you this burger that replaces the bun with ramen noodles fried into a bun shape.
- The Goth Burger. Burger King in Japan decided to add bamboo charcoal to their bun recipe and voila, they created a rather depressing, unappetizing burger. Even the cheese is black.
- The Sweet Burger. There are a few variants of this, some include sprinkle topped buns, others are made with glazed donuts, but all are made to look like burgers. However, the Krispy Kreme donut burger that contains bacon and beef patties between two glazed donuts is possibly the most disturbing version. However, if you are in a hurry on National Burger Day and you are in the vicinity of Johnny's Burger Joint in Perth, Australia, you just might want to try this, "is-it-dinner-is-it-dessert" burger mash up.
- The Frog Burger. Yes, this contains an actual frog. But it has been deep fried in an attempt to drum up interest in Japan. Once again, Japan has opted for the black bun to finish off this French inspired National Burger Day treat.
- Cheeseburger in a Can. Apparently this is a real thing and, according to Buzzfeed, looks pretty good after boiling the can up for the required amount of time before being opened and "enjoyed."
- For gaming fans, why not try making your own "1UP Mushroom" Mushroom burger on National Burger Day? Not only is it vegetarian, but it will take you back to endless days of playing NES. You can find the recipe here.
- The Virtuous Burger. Not all burgers aim to kill you on National Burger Day, and if you are in London, you might want to check this burger out. Raw restaurant is known for its wholesome vegan food, and their burgers are no exception.
- Finally, if Elvis-inspired burgers are your thing, you can round out National Burger Day with Slater's 50/50 Peanut Butter and Jellousy Burger. This heart attack on a plate contains peanut butter, strawberry jelly, and thickly sliced bacon.
[Image credit: By Benreis via Wikimedia Commons]