Alligator Cafe Lends Help to Its Cajun Brothers and Sisters

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Alligator Café, a Cajun restaurant in East Dallas, is dedicating 10 percent of its sales each Tuesday to the Gulf Coast relief effort.

"We're hoping to collect about $15,000," says Alligator Café manager Stacy Nicholson.

The "Fishermen's Fund" drive began the first week of July; Nicholson wasn't sure how long owner Ivan Pugh planned to keep it on the restaurant's calendar.

Alligator Café's menu features a number of south Louisiana dishes made with Gulf Coast seafood, including plain fried oysters.

"We had a little trouble getting the oysters, but we have them back now," Nicholson says.

Nicholson says the weekly benefit event has resonated with customers, who make a point of dining there on Tuesdays.

"I've had a couple of people ask what the special was and then say 'Well, it really doesn't matter, we're here for the Fishermen's Fund'," Nicholson says.

Location Info

Alligator Cafe

9540 Garland Road, Dallas, TX

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