Don’t Forget the Dressing!

This is a plea to the wonderful restaurants that offer gluten free (gf) options. Please, don’t forget the dressing! A salad seems to be an easy option for restaurants to make GF given the frequency that they appear on the GF menu.  But, all too frequently, there are...
Olive Pits, not Garden

Olive Pits, not Garden

I have had gift cards for Olive Garden sitting in a drawer for a while, and recently decided to use them to grab take-out during a very busy week.  I called and placed the order based on the list of gluten-free options listed online.  I ordered the mixed...
Fries Guys, at Five Guys

Fries Guys, at Five Guys

I decided to try a new fast food place that was rumored to be ok to eat at for the non-gluten eating crowd.  Eating gluten-free at a fast food place makes me nervous.  Too many times I have received a strange look when ordering something bun-free, or...
Zip into Zingo’s

Zip into Zingo’s

For a year I have been hearing about Zingo’s from my cousin who lives down the street from the restaurant. I finally got a chance to check it out. Zingo’s serves tasty Mediterranean food at a fair price. Most dishes come with rice pilaf, which is not...

Cinco De Mayo a Bit Early

Over the last two years, I have visited several Mexican restaurants in the Toledo area that were willing to make gluten-free accommodations for me.  However, none of them had a dedicated gf menu, and anytime cooking gf is not a standard procedure at a restaurant, I...
Cheese Burger, Cheese Burger, Pizza?

Cheese Burger, Cheese Burger, Pizza?

Amie’s Pizza Factory has made some great additions to their menu . . . two types of gluten-free pizza crust.  One is a plain white crust and one is an herb crust. Last week I finally was able to give it a try. This is not somewhere you should order a pepperoni...