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Gluten free Chicago-Le Colonial and Gluten free New York-Lilli and Loo

Thirteen years ago the only gluten free item I could find at a restaurant was white sticky rice and coke. Thirteen years ago there was no such thing as a restaurant with a gluten free menu–at least not in Chicago. … Continue reading

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Gluten free Chicago-restaurant list updated May 2015

  gluten free boy and chef Tony Priolo at Piccolo Sogno, Chicago. The food allergy thing definitely takes the spontaneity out of grabbing a quick bite to eat—so we don’t usually do that.  Parents of food allergic children most times … Continue reading


gluten free chicago restaurants-Mon Ami Gabi

Not far from where we live in Chicago there is a neighborhood restaurant called Mon Ami Gabi–this restaurant is part of the Let us Entertain You group. Of course it all started with my usual phone call to the manager … Continue reading


Gluten free restaurants Chicago-out for dinner with the gluten free boy!

this is always fun! the drill typically goes like this: first, even if you have been there before, call ahead to the restaurant. when the manager on duty isn’t in yet ask for the chef.  after holding for 10 minutes … Continue reading


gluten free Philly-pure tacos, pod, distrito, four seasons hotel, capogiro and more!

The gluten free boy has been traveling—last weekend we ventured to Philadelphia. As usual googling ‘gluten free __________’ is my first ritual before traveling to a new city with the gluten free boy. When searching for gluten free restaurants my … Continue reading

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