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NJ steakhouse names jumbo prime rib after Christie

Maybe the beef is good, but this whole thing is in lousy taste.

NJ steakhouse names jumbo prime rib after Christie

Gov. Chris Christie makes his way down to the Assembly Chambers to give the State of the State Address at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.
Gov. Chris Christie makes his way down to the Assembly Chambers to give the State of the State Address at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

You decide that your New Jersey steakhouse needs to serve a 22-ounce prime rib.

It needs a name, so you think and think and think...

The "Chris Christie" cut - oh, of course - is the new addition to the menu at Charley’s Other Brother in Mount Holly. It's $37.99 and comes with vegetables and potato.

Maybe the beef is good, but this promo is in poor taste.

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