Category Archives: Restaurants

Gluten-Free Restaurant Review of Jake’s Del Mar, San Diego, CA – 3 Stars Out of 5

Jake’s Del Mar is known for its breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from just about any spot in the place, and in this respect it did not disappoint in the least. Sitting at a table at Jake’s can make anyone feel like a king, queen, venture capitalist or other lucky soul who was won the La Jolla real estate lottery, if only for the evening.

On the celiac front, by contrast, Jake’s gets mixed reviews from me. Continue reading

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4x Tacos and 5 Stars: Trilogy Cafe, La Jolla, San Diego, CA

I have spent four days in La Jolla and have eaten Trilogy’s “Perfect Tacos” four times.

To give you an idea of how much I liked this restaurant, I told my family that the next time we stay in San Diego, we need to stay in La Jolla so I can come back a bunch more times! Continue reading

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Glutenfreelandia Revived

Maybe it was the kombucha. I posted on Facebook yesterday about having grapefruit pamplemousse kombucha on tap. Wow, it was amazing. It’s local and organic, from Whale Bird, and I had it at the 100% gluten-free, vegan Trilogy Cafe in La Jolla … Continue reading

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Spring Natural Kitchen, Upper West Side, Manhattan

Restaurant: Spring Natural Kitchen Location: 474 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY Website: http://www.springnaturalkitchen.com One star ★ of 5 Review: I was on the Upper West Side last week to have lunch with three friends, and someone suggested a new (or rather, new to me) restaurant with … Continue reading

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Terra Ristorante Italiano, Greenwich Avenue, Connecticut, Gluten Free

While Terra doesn’t have a gluten free menu, they do note that gluten free pasta is available. I have happily eaten here three times dining while celiac and have not gotten sick, although I generally stay with what I consider the safer items. My go-to entree and dessert are the penne rigate and crème brûlée, pictured here. Continue reading

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Risotteria, New York City, Italian and Gluten Free

Restaurant: Risotteria Location: 270 Bleecker @ Morton, NYC Alternate location: Amsterdam Ave @ 78th Street, NYC Website: http://www.risotteria.com Five stars ★★★★★ Review: I absolutely love Risotteria! It would be heaven to live around the corner and have this as my local Italian joint. … Continue reading

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Celiac Readers of Restaurant Reviews – Five Stars Anyone?

Introducing my new 5-star rating system for celiac restaurant reviews. Continue reading

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Lobster Landing (And My Return to Glutenfreelandia)

Go there for the Connecticut-style lobster roll. These are the most awesome thing you’ll ever eat, made exactly the way they should be made. Gluten free bun available, and if you request it they will toast up away from the regular stuff. Continue reading

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Looking for Lobster Rolls…?

I have lived in Connecticut for 9 1/2 years now and on the East Coast since 1997. They’ve always said that you can’t “become” a New Englander in the same way you would ever be if you were born here. … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Consumes My Life

Here I am, many days after Cinco de Mayo, and on the last day of Celiac Awareness Month 2014, finally getting to a post! It is not that celiac disease is not on my mind all the time. It is. … Continue reading

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