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    The Mayan: Ancient American experience in Utah

    by la_beba Written Sep 29, 2002

    Larry Miller is one of the biggest auto dealers along the Wasatch Front in Utah, and also the owner of the Utah Jazz..... his new venture: the largest restaurant in the state!! A wanna be "The Rainforest Cafe".... "The Mayan" takes ancient American experience to Utah. Dining at the Mayan is a three-dimensional experience in which after winding your way through a stone- walled labyrinth intended to simulate the feel of entering an ancient Mayan temple, your assigned table may be on any of four levels surrounding a huge atrium that affords everyone a view of the cliffs and waterfall around which the show of cliff divers who splash into a fake lagoon at the bottom of the waterfall takes place (if you wanna get splashed, request a table on first level next to the lagoon). You'll feel as if you've stepped into the giant tree house in the film "Swiss Family Robinson". The food at the Mayan is basically standard Mexican-American.
    "The Mayan" is located at the Jordan Commons shopping mall in Sandy, Utah.

    Favorite Dish: Shrimp fajitas

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    Paintball Planet

    by la_beba Updated Sep 26, 2002

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    Paintball Planet is Utah's finest indoor paintball field. They are located in Sandy right off of I-15 (90th South exit) and have a fully stocked pro-shop with hundreds of paintball necessities.
    For those of you who don't want to be cooped up inside all day long, they have a speedball field addition behind Paintball Planet. But don't worry. You won't grow tired of playing inside. The indoor field consists of two levels jam packed with bunkers. Around every corner is a surprise waiting to happen! and if you are more interested in watching? there's a viewing area inside the lobby as well as three TV screens projecting nonstop paintball action. Their address is: 8700 S Sandy Pkwy. If you need paintball supplies, please, pretty please visit my Orem page.... YOU'VE GOT TO SEE THIS!

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