A fantasyland of gluten-free Italian food- Da Luciano (River Grove, Chicago, Outside Trips)

Every summer growing up my family would travel to Chicago to visit my grandparents and a lot of my mom’s family. Chicago always felt like a second home. More recently as an adult I’ve made similar trips back in the summer to see family and friends (summer because it’s too cold for me to visit from […]

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Not gluten-free deep dish, but still a solid gluten-free pizza- Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza (Chicago/The Loop)

NOTE: As you can see in the comments below, the sauce at Giordano’s is apparently not gluten-free. I would call ahead and double check if you are celiac/super sensitive (if they think gluten-free crust is worth having, hopefully they’ll provide a gluten-free sauce alternative ASAP). I do not remember having a reaction luckily. Not sure […]

Read More Not gluten-free deep dish, but still a solid gluten-free pizza- Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza (Chicago/The Loop)

Finding gluten-free among old-school Italian, plus thin straws and Parmesan-olive oil bread- Italian Village (Chicago, Loop)

Sunday night was the last part of my trip to Chicago for fun and the night before the work part of my trip began. My friends/co-workers and I checked into our hotel for work and then went to grab a few important things in the Loop (the most important being a Mrs. Potatohead for our friend’s […]

Read More Finding gluten-free among old-school Italian, plus thin straws and Parmesan-olive oil bread- Italian Village (Chicago, Loop)

Quality and attention to gluten-free detail- Maggiano’s Little Italy (Italian, Chicago/River-North)cross

Locations across the country, including in Tampa! Saturday night of my trip in Chicago a good friend from college and I were going to meet up for dinner somewhere. She lives in Lakeview and I was in River North so we were trying to figure out the best restaurant and who would come to who […]

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