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Jun 20, 2007 10:51 AM

Gator meat and key lime pie in Palm Beach Co.?

I am in Florida on Vacation in the West Palm Beach area. I notice this area has plenty of Cuban joints, chain restaurants and sport bars. But I really would like to find a place that serves native meats and seafoods such as gator tail and conch. Actually I would like to find a place that serves anything unusual such as armadillo, ostrich, and even snake! I am having a hard time researching restaurants with such cuisine in the Palm Beach county area. I have learned of R.J. Gators, but I only found one gator appetizer dish on their online menu. Plus I'm not very keen on chain places. I've also discovered Alligator Alley which sounds like it has potential, but I don't want to have to worry about a cover charge.
So if anyone knows of somewhere else (besides Gator World) that has at least 2 gator dishes or any of the unusual meats on their menu, please let me know. I'll be willing to travel a little outside the county.
ALSO...although one can find key lime pie just about anywhere nationwide, I'd still like to know of a place that carries authentic key lime pie that contains good quality ingredients and has a good tartness to it. I've been depriving myself of supermarket key lime pie just so I can get the real stuff in Florida. Anyone been to the Upper Crust Bakery in Lake Worth? I've only had their strawberry-rhubarb pie, and I thought that it was alright but Whole Foods has a better one. Thank you so very much!

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