Dec 03

Our Gluten Free Cooking Lesson with Kitchensurfing & 25% off code

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Kitchensurfing brings a chef into your kitchen for parties, lessons, and so much more. Kitchensurfing (KS) is a marketplace for chefs of all kinds. From hobby chefs to Michelin chefs, you can browse the chefs on the site, view their sample menus, read their reviews, and book any of them. From private cooking lessons in your home, to meal deliveries, to a private dinner party for two or thirty-two, KS allows you to ‘shop’ around based on your own needs, wants, budget, and diet. Last month Jeremy and I had a wonderful, restaurant-quality, 4-course meal with Chef Chris Hallahan. We were blown away not only by his culinary talents, but also by his passion for food and locally sourced ingredients. He was friendly and engaging, and answered all our questions.… Read More »


Dec 02

Gluten Free Cyber Monday Deals

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Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with these great Gluten Free Deals! Make sure you get something nice for yourself too. Tate’s Bakeshop, seller of Gluten Free cookies and gift baskets. 20% Off everything with code Cyber2013 at Checkout.   Gluten Free Saver always has fabulous deals on gluten-free products, magazines and more! Jules Gluten Free Holiday Bake Set $30 for $99 worth of products for new customers Includes five pounds of flour, cookie mix, cornbread mix, and grahams mix Five e-books featuring 203 gluten-free recipes Use promo code CYBERMONDAY to save an extra $25% off Groupon Go-Picnic Deal. $19 for $40 worth of products Gourmet Nuts 6-pack of Chia and Flax Seeds. 53% off. Only $19.99 for $42.99. Save 50% off a Gluten Free Gift Basket from Gourmet… Read More »

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Nov 30

Review: Gluten Sensitive Menu at City Table Restaurant


City Table is a casual, yet elegant restaurant located in the Back Bay, where you can enjoy breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch, dinner or late night snacks. The cozy space, tucked into the Lenox Hotel, is the perfect place to take refuge after a long day of shopping on Newbury Street, a great option for a date night, or an inviting hangout to have drinks with friends. Owned and operated by The Briar Group, City Table is one of three restaurants within the Group that offer a Gluten Sensitive Menu—the other two are Anthem Kitchen + Bar and MJ O’Connor’s. Click here for my review of MJ O’Connor’s and click here for my review of Anthem. The Gluten Sensitive menu offers a nice selection of appetizers and entrées. It’s always nice… Read More »

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Nov 27

Gluten Free Black Friday Deals Start NOW

Get a Jump start on your holiday shopping and avoid the stores this Friday with these great Gluten Free Deals! Even better- the deals start today so you don’t have to wait until Friday to take advantage of these spectacular savings! Gluten Free Saver always has fabulous deals on gluten-free products, magazines and more! Jules Gluten Free Holiday Bake Set $30 for $99 worth of products for new customers ·      Includes five pounds of flour, cookie mix, cornbread mix, and grahams mix ·      Five e-books featuring 203 gluten-free recipes ·      Use promo code BLACKFRIDAY to save an extra $25% off Groupon Go-Picnic Deal. $19 for $40 worth of products Simple Squares Organic Snack Bars 12 pack for $22.99 instead of $29.20 Katz Gluten Free always has great deals Cuisine Cube Gluten… Read More »

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Nov 25

Gluten Free Brunch options at Towne Stove & Spirits


Amid the constant hum of Back Bay’s shopping hub at the Prudential Center and business activity in its towering office buildings sits Towne Stove and Spirits, Boston’s definitive something for everyone restaurant offering a host of lively experiences from handcrafted cocktails at the street-level bar overlooking Boylston Street, to comfort-focused bites, and refined main dishes in its multiple dining spaces. The atmosphere is both laid back and sophisticated. I loved the open dining room, with big windows that let in lots of light, and the high ceilings. The downstairs bar was much cozier and a bit darker; making it a great spot for a date night or after work drinks. Last Sunday I joined The Boston Brunchers to check out the Towne’s brunch buffet. After talking a walk around with… Read More »

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Nov 19

Gluten Free Classes at The Boston Center for Adult Education


The Boston Center for Adult Education is the oldest nonprofit adult education center in New England. Founded in 1933, it quickly established itself as a cultural stomping ground where individuals could learn, discuss, create, and enjoy themselves. Now, almost 80 years later, the BCAE continues its role as Greater Boston’s leading provider of adult education, offering nearly 2,000 classes each year. The BCAE is working to increase their gluten free class offerings and are excited to have holiday specific classes for the winter term. They’ve added many new gluten free classes to its class offerings (see below), and I was lucky enough to attend the Gluten Free Holiday Sides class this past Sunday. The class was taught by Mary Greenfield, a classically trained personal chef and nutrition coach with experience… Read More »


Oct 17

Wagamama opens new restaurant in Lynnfield + $25 Gift Card Giveaway

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Wagamama, the Japanese-inspired casual dining restaurant is set to open its fourth restaurant in Lynnfield on October 30th. This is Wagamama’s first restaurant opening outside of the city and it’s in the newly opened Marketstreet Lynnfield outdoor shopping center. The new restaurant will be serving up Wagamama’s famed noodle dishes, as well as its signature bowls of hot ramen, flavorful rice dishes, and fresh fruit juices. Wagamama combines fresh and nutritious food with friendly service and value for money.“We are truly excited to bring Wagamama to Lynnfield as it will be our first suburban location in the U.S., with numerous more to follow,” said Wagamama’s chef operations officer, Frank Peace. “The Market Street Center is perfect for Wagamama’s signature casual dining experience and we hope it will be a great… Read More »


Oct 11

#MyHailo Adventure to find the Best Gluten Free Burger in Boston

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The plan was to visit 4 restaurants known for their burgers, over the course of one week and try one burger from each. Gluten Free Boston Girl #MyHailo Adventure Video Boston’s burger scene is getting bigger and bigger. This American classic is available on many restaurant menus and there are numerous joints in Boston specializing in Burgers alone. When I first started a gluten free diet back in 2009, it was nearly impossible to find a gluten free burger, not to mention a gluten free bun. Now, many restaurants are serving up gluten free burgers, but not always with a gluten free bun. So, I went on a mission with my sister Katie, to find the best gluten free burger in the city—one that is served on a bun, and… Read More »

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Oct 04

Drizly Delivers Alcohol Right to Your Door

A new alcohol delivery service app called Drizly, developed by three Boston College alums, rolled out this past spring and we used it tonight for the first time. I don’t know what took us so long to get on board! Drizly is a convenient and enjoyable way to buy alcohol. Drizly allows users to have their favorite beer, wine, and/or liquor delivered to their door in 30-60 minutes, without the hassle of going to the liquor store, and without any markup! I’m sure you’re asking, “How is this legal?” Well, rest assured, it is completely legal. The Drizly team is following Massachusetts law and has worked with some of the best law firms in the state to ensure that everything is absolutely on board. They have a state of the… Read More »

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Aug 28

Porkapalooza at The Salty Pig

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The Salty Pig launches Porkapalooza: A battle of skill, culinary creativity, and tasty goodness. Salty Pig Chefs Kevin O’Donnell and Michael Lombardi Jr. invite worthy challengers from around Boston to battle it out for best pork dish. Competing chefs include Will Gilson of Puritan & Co in Cambridge, Karen Akunowicz of Myers + Chang in Boston, and Suzi Maitland of Trina’s Starlite Lounge in Cambridge. Chefs will go head-to-head creating their own pork-centric dish to present to lucky attendees.  At these Monday night events, each chef will be given one mystery ingredient to highlight in one delectable dish. From there, they will whip up a dish and it will be served family-style to guests, who will get to vote for the chef that deserves the coveted title of “Head Hog”.… Read More »

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