Food & Drink

Belleville’s Bayou Grill serves up a ‘Deep South Cajun/Creole’ gumbo

You can order deep-fried alligator bites here (even if they just taste like chicken)

By Jane Slaughter

The neon outside the Bayou Grill advertises “Alligator, Seafood, Steaks.” To hammer home the point, a huge plastic alligator, jaws agape, dwells on the roof and an authentic alligator skin hangs near the entrance. Yet alligator appears only once on the Bayou Grill menu, in the form of breaded deep-fried bites...

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