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┬áMrs. 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)

Gluten-free doughnuts to make up for a night in “Shambles”- Do-Rite Donuts (Chicago/Loop)

Sunday morning of my Chicago trip we woke up a little late. The bar we went to the night before in Wicker Park was called Shambles and it seemed an accurate description of life the day after. Eventually we needed to get the day started so I began searching for breakfast options. Since the gluten-free […]

Read More Gluten-free doughnuts to make up for a night in “Shambles”- Do-Rite Donuts (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 […]

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

Finding gluten-free fried chicken and mac & cheese (yes let that sink in) in Atlanta- Chick-a-Biddy

This past week I was in Atlanta for work and I tried to do some research on gluten-free options before my trip. What I found got me pretty excited for my visit! Atlanta seemed to have a lot of gluten-free options and several that seemed quite legit. Since I was staying in Midtown and wasn’t […]

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The oldest restaurant in Florida is still pretty exciting- Columbia Restaurant (Spanish/Cuban, Tampa, Ybor City)

A few weeks ago my parents were visiting South Florida (staying up in Delray Beach) and they had made their return flights to Portland from Tampa. My aunt and uncle had just moved to Tampa from Antigua so it was a great chance to see them. I drove my parents from Delray to Tampa Saturday […]

Read More The oldest restaurant in Florida is still pretty exciting- Columbia Restaurant (Spanish/Cuban, Tampa, Ybor City)