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best fried alligator in nola?

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chefbml May 30, 2008 12:15 PM

anyone have any recommendations? whether it's a gator po boy or fried gator bites with a good dipping sauce.

  1. edible complex May 30, 2008 01:41 PM

    Jacques Imo's has some gator on the menu in the form of a savory alligator cheesecake. Jack's other restaurant on Jeff Hwy,, Crabby Jack's has some great lunch plates and po boys. His duck po boy is awesome. Can't remember if there is a gator po boy.
    http://www.jacquesimoscafe.com/index.html

    You might try Cochon for an appetizer gator:
    http://www.cochonrestaurant.com/html/...

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    1. re: edible complex
      bataille2 May 30, 2008 03:51 PM

      i can vouch for the cochon gator app. the night i had it, it was fantastic!

    2. c
      chef4hire May 31, 2008 10:11 AM

      third the cochon app- the aioli is perfect and the bites are tender and crispy

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        phyllisstein May 31, 2008 01:06 PM

        Harbor Seafood in Kenner (on Williams near Airport) has consistently had what I believe to be the best fried alligator in the city.

        1. c
          chefbml Jun 1, 2008 11:41 AM

          thanks everyone. looks like cochon might be where the gator fan ends up.

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