"20 Years and Still Cookin'" pretty much nails J's. It's amazing so many people can eat all that weighty American goodness and live for that long. It must have something to do with the food, cheaper than last night's grease and the "kiss my grits" staff. Operating 'round the clock (making it a good place to sober up with an after-hours breakfast), this diner is replete with green vinyl and parts held together by duct tape. J's has a much-coveted smoking section and the requisite chicken-fried steak, to boot.
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