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Posted: Feb 23, 2006 9:50 pm
Anybody been to Claim Jumper? That place has really tasty food, GIANT portions, and the kind of gay pseudo whatever-era-they're-trying-to-pull off decor that consumers expect from a corporate feedbag. I love the place!
Posted: Feb 23, 2006 10:30 pm | Edited by: Hugh Jass
DUDE! That place rules! How about that Motherload super-chocolate cake? One slice has got to weigh about 2lbs. They have the unsliced motherload cakes in the glass pastry case and the cakes are the size and shape of a beer keg! The only downside- the place is always packed and they don't take reservations- at least at the one nearest here. It's always at least an hour wait during the dinner hour, usually longer.
Posted: Feb 23, 2006 10:35 pm
The food is gooooooooooood, but maybe slightly too salty. I think I was only there twice. Can't remember what I got either time but I loved it. I thnk it's a west coast only chain.
Posted: Feb 23, 2006 10:47 pm
Don't sound like no west coast chain I ever heard of.
Posted: Feb 23, 2006 10:55 pm | Edited by: Hugh Jass
They appear to have them in every west coast state, except Oregon. Sorry, chum.


Another chain place I liked was Blackeyed Pea, which is mostly in Texas, I think. The chicken fried steak was awesome and it was the size of a frisbee.
Posted: Feb 23, 2006 11:13 pm
Argh! Foiled again!
Posted: Feb 24, 2006 12:55 am | Edited by: Jack Stands
Blackeyed Pea
They have one in one of the suburb-towns ouside Memphis, Bartlett.
Not bad for a chain meat-n-threes. It's rare around here to find a chain-type place that has the fried okra and butter-beans.
Posted: Feb 24, 2006 1:38 am
I used to like Blackeyed Pea and back in the 80's, Ruby Tuesdays was not bad.
Posted: Feb 24, 2006 1:39 am
Ah ha! Claim Jumper opens soon in both Clackamas AND Tualitin!!! Oregon will be fed.
Posted: Feb 24, 2006 1:51 am
Get there early!
Posted: Feb 24, 2006 2:11 am
Clackamas AND Tualitin?

I'll kill myself before you ever see in either of those places. Unless I'm fiending for meth...
Posted: Feb 24, 2006 6:50 am
??? ever have to work with a waitress who's in meth recovery
Posted: Feb 25, 2006 6:56 am
whats that place in missouri that throws rolls at you
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