Aug 17

Gluten Free Korean Food at Don’s Bogam // Koreatown, NYC


Don’s Bogam blends the exquisite tastes of authentic Korean cuisine with a modern and intimately chic atmosphere that’s both fun and stylish. Floor level seating, tabletop grills and a menu full of Korean staples are just a few of the accommodations that make Don’s Bogam a truly unique experience. The open kitchen, where you can see Master Chef Woo Kim at work, and the tableside grilling allows guests to see exactly what you are eating and how it is prepared.  If you’ve never been to a traditional Korean BBQ restaurant you must try it at least once in your lifetime! Not only is it a unique dining experience where you cook at your table, but the quality of meat and fish, the portion sizes, and the flavor combinations are outstanding.  Don’s… Read More »

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Jul 24

Gluten Free Friday Finds


After attending the Summer Fancy Food Show a few weeks ago I have tried so many new and delicious gluten free products. You might recall my posts at the beginning of the month where I shared with you some of the delicious products I sampled. Today I want to highlight a few more awesome Gluten Free Finds I think you all will love!   Umpqua Oats Umpqua Oats was launched in 2008 by two moms craving a delicious and satisfying alternative to the typical instant oatmeal packets. Umpqua Oats super premium oatmeal is a satisfying, on-the-go breakfast choice for anyone who craves a healthy, delicious and quick meal.  Umpqua Oats are available in 7 creative flavors. Each one comes in a convenient container that can be used as a bowl. It’s… Read More »

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Jun 11

Gluten Free Options at Ñaño Ecuadorian Kitchen // Hell’s Kitchen NYC


Ñaño means brother to Ecuadorians and was the perfect name for the restaurant that opened in Hell’s Kitchen in 2013. The dishes served here are passed down family recipes, using traditional Ecuadorian cooking techniques and ingredients. Over server was friendly very knowledgeable about the menu, but it does help that only 4 dishes contain gluten. Gluten Free Menu Options Appetizers  Humita $5.00: Savory corn and cheese cake cooked in corn husk Tortillas de Verde $7.50: Green plantain patties filled with gooey cheese  Ceviche $12.99: Shrimp, pickled red onions, grape tomatoes, cilantro, lime and olive oil. Salads Ñaño Salad $10.00: Gold and red beets, grape tomatoes, pickled onions and radish. Mixed greens. Add Grilled Chicken or Shrimp  Ceviche Mixto $19.99: Shrimp, Calamari, Swai. Grape tomatoes, pickled onions.  Olive oil, cilantro and lime. Toasted corn. Soups Crema de Lentejas  $8.50: Cream of… Read More »

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Apr 02

Gluten Free Pasta & more at Galli Restaurant // SoHo and Lower East Side


Founded by husband-and-wife team Steven and Karen Gallo, along with business partner Michael Forrest, Galli Restaurant features Italian Comfort Food and great cocktails on cobble stoned Mercer Street in Soho, and on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington Streets in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with both dining space and a beautiful marble bar. The space is accented with black and white Gallo and Forrest family portraits. The menu features recipes that have been passed down from Sicily through the Gallo family for generations.  With classic Italian dishes as well as more modern dishes, there are plenty of gluten free options. Gluten free pasta is available for most pasta dishes. Gluten free menu items include: La Bufala Zuppa di Cozze (mussels) Arciofi- pan… Read More »

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Dec 15

Gluten Free Options at Lima’s Taste Ceviche Bar and Restaurant // West Village


Lima’s Taste, located in the West Village, is a small, cozy and vibrant neighborhood restaurant. I love the ambiance and décor, and it doesn’t attract many tourist. With both high top tables and regular dining available, it’s great for a romantic night out, drinks with friends, or dinner with a group. Lima’s Taste specializes in authentic Peruvian cuisine, with some of the dishes tracing back to the Inca civilization — such as the Escaveche, a chicken or fish dish seasoned with Panca peppers, vinegar, and garlic, served with onions and yucca [gluten free]. Lima’s Taste Specializes in ceviche but offers plenty of chicken, meat, vegetarian, and of course seafood options. Ceviche is made with fresh, ripe fish and seafood, ‘’cooked’’ in the juices of lemons and limes, spices and seasonings.… Read More »

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Dec 11

A gift for you: $10 off at Bonefish Grill


      The Fresh Fish Experts at Bonefish Grill are continuing to celebrate the holiday season in a big way by offering a $10 gift to me and all my readers now through December 30! Bonefish Grill has a gluten free menu that features everything from gluten free beer and martini’s, to appetizers and fresh wood-grilled specialties, and desserts. There are plenty of menu options to please all tastes. While you’re there, savor some of the decadent dishes from the new Colossal Winter Menu featuring favorites like  succulent King Crab Legs, and Whole Grilled Mediterranean Branzino stuffed with citrus and served with a Mediterranean sofrito and arugula almond grains salad. To embrace the season and all its frost, sip one of Bonefish Grill’s Winter cocktails including the Cold Snap Blackberry Frost served in a… Read More »

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Oct 05

Inti NYC Restaurant – Peruvian Cuisine // Hell’s Kitchen


Inti is a comfortable, low key restaurant serving authentic Peruvian cuisine. Inti NYC Restaurant has many options for gluten free diners. Choose from a selection of options that include chicken, beef and seafood dishes. Many of the dishes are rice or quinoa based and naturally gluten free. There are only a few menu items that are not gluten free. These include: empanadas, Arroz Chaufa (Peruvian style Chinese fried rice), fried calamari, and the fried seafood platter. Instead of complimentary bread that is offered at most restaurants, here each table is given cancha; giant toasted corn kernels. These kernels have a slightly nutty and salty taste, very crunchy and absolutely delicious. The cancha is served with aji verde, a spicy light green cream sauce. Peruvian choclo, or corn, has giant sized… Read More »

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Oct 04

Oysters Bar and Grille // Pembroke MA


Oysters Bar & Grille is a modern take on the New England Oyster Bar, combining the Raw Bar, American Bistro fare, and cocktails. Located in Pembroke, MA, Oysters has the perfect location between the Cape & Boston. Changing the menu seasonally to serve the freshest and most local ingredients as possible. The Oyster Bar offers a daily selection of oysters, clams & shrimp cocktail. $1 Oyster Special at Bar and Lounge, every day between 4 – 5:30pm. The oysters were excellently shucked, not a single piece of shell in any of them. All of the oysters we tried were super fresh and delicious. Our waitress was so knowledgeable about oysters, I was impressed. She was able to describe the taste of each one, and she was right on. So if… Read More »

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Sep 30

Cevich // Union Square

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Ceviche is a seafood dish popular in coastal regions of Central and South America, especially Peru and Ecuador, where it originated. The dish is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, such as lemon or lime, and spiced with ají or chili peppers. Ceviche is one of my favorite dishes, we had our favorite spot in Somerville, Machu Picchu, we loved to go to when we were living in Boston. So you can understand my excitement when I heard about Cevich, a restaurant specializing in ceviche. Cevich, located in Union Square, has a fast food feel. You walk in, order at a counter, and then take it to go or sit at one of the few counter seats looking out onto 15th St. Here, ceviche is assembled… Read More »

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Sep 08

Sin Gluten {Gluten Free} Tapas in Galicia, Spain

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I just got back from my forth trip to Spain. You could say that I love traveling to Spain. This time I went to Galicia. It was my first time in this part of the country. Jeremy and I spent 6 nights traveling to different cities— Vigo, Pontevedra, Ourense, and Santiado de Compostela. We also spent 2 in Portugal– I’ll be posting about Portugal later this week! Located in the northwest corner of Spain, surrounded on two sides by the Atlantic Ocean, is the region of Galicia. Seafood is the king of cuisine here and about half of the seafood consumed in Spain comes from the waters of Galicia. Why do I love Spain so much? The people, the landscapes, the culture, and the food is all amazing! If you… Read More »