Gluten Free at Finest Resorts Playa Mujeres, Mexico

Finest Resorts opened 7 weeks ago and our family went to see if they truly could handle gluten free guests. (**We paid for our own trip to Finest Resorts in Playa Mujeres Mexico and all opinions are my own.) This new resort is 30 minutes north of Cancun. Finest Resort is considered a luxury all […]

Restaurant Review Hult’s in Los Gatos

Have you been to the sous vide restauant, Hult’s, in Los Gatos? My husband won an award for celebrating his 25th year at his company a few weeks ago and part of his gift was a nice dinner out. We knew we wanted something special and romantic and we had heard a lot about Hult’s […]

Can Gluten Free Diners Enjoy a DishCrawl?

Have you been on a DishCrawl? There are DishCrawls popping up all over the country. This is your chance to have a fun progressive dinner at three popular restaurants in a city. You travel in a group, walking to each restaurant. You can make new friends, discover new foods, and learn a little about each […]

Chef Elperin’s Gluten Free Chestnut Cavatelli with Roasted Winter Vegetables, Brown Butter, and Sage

Chef Elperin of The Village Pub has sent me an incredible recipe for his homemade gluten free chestnut cavatelli. This recipe calls for chestnut flour. I could not find it locally, so I had to order it from Amazon. (* Please note the link to the chestnut flour is an affiliate link set up through […]

Zest Bakery’s Gluten Free Brookie

I know your first question. What is a brookie? Charissa at Zest Bakery calls these “brookies” because they are a cross between a brownie and a cookie. She adapted this recipe from a recipe she found at Simply Recipes. You can see Charissa’s original posting of her recipe here. Chef Recipe: Zest Bakery’s Gluten Free […]

Restaurant Interview: Billy’s Boston Chowder House

Today I had the chance to talk to owner and chef Bill Reynolds of Billy’s Boston Chowder House in Los Gatos, CA about his gluten free menu. As a native from New England, I have not had authentic New England seafood in years. Going gluten free made it near impossible, until now. Crave a lobster […]

Restaurant Interview: Gluten Free at Town, Nola, and Milagros.

Today I journeyed up the Peninsula to visit Executive Chef Jeremy Cheng from the Avenir Restaurant Group (ARG). ARG owns Town in San Carlos, Milagros in Redwood City, and Nola in Palo Alto. The restaurants have widely different themes: Town features steak and seafood, Nola features Cajun inspired cuisine, and Mlagros features modern Latin cuisine. […]

Restaurant Interview: GF at Delicious Crepes Bistro

Today, I had the chance to interview Hanna from Delicious Crepes Bistro (DCB) in Santa Clara, CA. Although their restaurant location is fairly new, you will probably recognize their fabulous gluten free crepes from many of the Bay Area’s farmer’s markets. DCB has been selling their crepes at farmer’s markets since 2008. Hanna shared her […]

Product Review: World Foods Stiry Fry Sauce

I love the World Foods sauces. They come in lots of flavors including Thai Basil Curry, Yellow Curry, Thai Coconut Galangal, and many others.  The ingredients are healthy and they can be mixed into meat, seafood, tofu, and veggies for a quick dinner. The instructions on the jar specify which meats and vegetables work best […]

Can Dining Out Gluten Free Be Safe?

Fear. You know that feeling. Doubt trickles in. Your heart starts beating a little faster. Memories flood through you of the last time you were accidentally glutened. How many times have these thoughts crept into your mind when you walked into a restaurant? Trying a new restaurant, outside of your “trusted favorite” restaurants, can be […]