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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED O.T. Hodge Chile Parlor Restaurant Review: Alas, no weekend breakfasts (or lunches, for that matter) at this smack-dab-in-the-middle-of-Clayton location of the old-fashioned chile parlor. Weekdays, it's alive and feeding everyone from the courthouse high-and-mightys to the guys from the newsstand next door. The brave head for the Slinger, composed of two cheeseburger patties, American fries and an egg, all covered with chile. There's a menu to help with translations of Double Mac and One Straight (large spaghetti with chile and small chile without beans, respectively). Chile is the real thing, although not fiery hot. This isn't fabulous food, just decent, basic stuff that theme restaurants try to imitate. A quiet St. Louis legend.