What's a state gotta do to get a Golden Corral?

 

First off, if you don't know what the Golden Corral Buffet and Grill is, well - let me enlighten you. Take any buffet you've ever been to and expand it a thousand times. THAT'S a Golden Corral Buffet and Grill. Maine doesn't have one, but there is one in Manchester, New Hampshire. New Hampshire? Oh, come on!

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There's too much food to list. But if you need some convincing of the petition we need to start in Maine to get one of these suckers - here's a sample of what a dinner serving offers. This isn't over a week. This is at one time!

  • Golden Delicious Shrimp
  • Carving Station
  • Carved Bone-in Turkey
  • Signature Sirloin Steak
  • Bourbon Street Chicken
  • Awesome Pot Roast
  • Meatloaf
  • Fried Chicken
  • Fried Fish
  • Baked Fish
  • Manager's Choice: Pork Entree
  • Pot Pie
  • Chicken & Noodle Dumplings
  • Pizzas

That's not even what you get on the side, what you get for dessert, what you get at all the other little stations around.

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Now I may have a soft spot in my heart for a Golden Corral Buffet. I have been to one a few times. But this was in Idaho when I went to visit my dad after my mom had passed away. This endless array of food was a highlight for him. And for me too. Who doesn't love all you can eat? When I knew we were going, I wouldn't eat all day! Ya know, get your money's worth!

So - what's a state gotta do to get themselves a Golden Corral? I think there are plenty of people who would fill the place. Don't believe me? Try going out on a Saturday to dinner anywhere in Portland WITHOUT a reservation. Good luck to ya!

Come on Golden Corral Buffet! Come to Maine! We promise to make it worth your while!

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