Tag: dining out
My new hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan, boasts a vibrant and eclectic food scene. You can find a good spot for whatever ethnic cuisine you’re craving or indulge in an award-winning fine dining establishment or good ole pub. Ann Arbor really has it all. So, which among these reigns supreme? For me, Paesano Restaurant & …
Disney is excellent handling food allergies. Restaurants stock allergy-friendly foods and chefs know how to prepare them safely. I thought this was a unique Disney attribute. Then I found Coast, and enjoyed a delicious dinner, made by an allergen-train chef, right on the ocean.
In the few weeks prior to my recent trip to Orlando, I was craving Ethiopian food. If you’ve never had the opportunity to enjoy Ethiopian before, you should try it! Many, many traditional dishes are already gluten free and vegan. Even the injera bread, which is used as a utensil, is gluten free since it’s …
With arguable the best view of any restaurant in the Petoskey/ Bay Harbor area, Vintage Chophouse is also able to safely and deliciously accommodate gluten-free and vegan eaters.
Since I’ll be heading Up North for the holiday weekend, I thought I’d share my favorite gluten-free and vegan restaurants for anyone else making the journey up I-75 in Northern Michigan.
There’s a reason why this modern Lebanese cafe has nearly five stars on Findmeglutenfree.com– almost every entree on its menu can be prepared gluten free. And to top it off, there are a plethora of vegan options, too.
This cafe is already all vegan, but they also take food allergies very seriously and serve up some pretty fantastic plant-powered dishes.
Panera does a great job of warning customers that wheat, egg, dairy, and other common allergies are used in their bakeries and that cross-contamination may occur. Every Panera has a sign right behind the cashiers saying so. To my initial shock, they’ve also launched a “gluten conscious” cookie, even though it’s not quite gluten free.
It may be hard if you’re on a tight budget, but choosing more upscale restaurants can often work in your favor.
Before I eat at any new restaurant, I do my homework. That means researching the menu, reviews, photos and, most importantly, calling the restaurant to ensure that they can safely prepare a gluten-free and vegan meal.