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Eating in Restaurants: Gluten-Free Safety for Celiac Disease

Dining Out Gluten-Free? Start Here
If you're wondering how to eat out while eating gluten-free, start here. You'll find lists of restaurants with gluten-free menus, dining out tips and more.

Staying Gluten-Free at Restaurants
Eating out gluten-free? Here are five rules to follow to get a safe - and hopefully enjoyable! - meal at (almost) any restaurant.

Gluten-Free Restaurant Menus
If you want to enjoy a gluten-free meal out, these 20 regional and national casual dining restaurants all feature gluten-free menus.

Dining Gluten-Free at Ethnic Restaurants
Want to dine out gluten-free at an ethnic restaurant? Here's what you need to know about gluten-free dining at Thai, Indian, Japanese, Italian and Chinese restaurants.

Reader Experiences with Gluten-Free Restaurant Menus
What's your favorite gluten-free restaurant menu? Tell your story.

Gluten-Free Pizza Restaurants
Looking for a great gluten-free pizza restaurant? Multiple national and regional restaurant chains offer gluten-free pizza.

B.Y.O.P. (Bring Your Own Pasta)
On a gluten-free diet? You can eat gluten-free pasta in restaurants everywhere. How? Bring your own, and ask the chef to cook it for you.

Tips for Dining Out
Whether you're a newly diagnosed celiac or an experienced gluten-free dieter, here are some tips to help you dine out safely.

Restaurant Menu Terms That Mean “Gluten”
Eating in restaurants is challenging for people with celiac disease. Learn these common menu terms that usually means there's gluten in the food.

Restaurant Cards: Don't Leave Home Without Them
Restaurant Cards contain descriptions of the gluten-free diet in a variety of languages, to help restaurant staff understand the needs of the celiac patron. Restaurant cards are essential if you are not fluent in the local language.

Celiac-Friendly Restaurant Directories
A variety of directories – by no means exhaustive – are available to help you find restaurants that offer gluten-free menu items.

The Essential Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide, 3rd Edition (2008-2009)
The Essential Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide, 3rd Edition should really be called "Thousands of Restaurants With Chefs Who Know What Gluten Is, Plus Extensive Lists Of Gluten-Free Menu Items At Chain Restaurants, Plus Tips For Safe Gluten-Free Dining."

Ordering Gluten-Free in a Chinese Restaurant
Assuring a safe gluten-free meal in a Chinese restaurant can be a little tricky, especially because soy sauce is used so often in Chinese recipes. On the other hand, among the most common ingredients in Chinese food are many that are safe for celiacs: rice wine, rice vinegar, dried mushrooms, cornstarch, garlic, ginger root, spring onions, oyster sauce, rice, sesame oil, chili paste, and tofu.

Panda Brand Low Sodium Gluten-Free Soy Sauce Packets
The Kari-Out Company has introduced a gluten-free soy sauce in packets specifically for Chinese restaurants. Their soy sauce is also low sodium, sugar free and Kosher, and it has no carbs.

Gluten-Free Pizza at Uno Chicago Grill
Uno Chicago Grill, a franchise with more than 200 restaurants, offers a wide-ranging menu for people on gluten-free diets. The delicious gluten-free pizza, of course, gets the most attention. Eat in, or take out.

Triumph Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide 5th Edition - Review of Triumph Dining's...
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More Fast Food Restaurant Chains Offering Gluten-Free Menu Items
The growing popularity of the gluten-free diet means even fast food restaurant chains which tend to have pretty gluten-filled menus are jumping on the bandwagon, providing more options for those of us with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Just be careful: the risk of cross contamination in fast food restaurants, even those with...

Gluten-Free Fast Food Restaurants - Reader Experiences at Gluten-Free Fast...
Read what other people are saying about gluten-free experiences at fast food restaurants, and add your own.

Gluten-Free Ice Cream Parlors
It's possible to get safe ice cream at an ice cream parlor or shop. Here's what you need to know.

Which Starbucks products are gluten-free, and which have gluten in them?
Starbucks warns people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity not to risk many of its drinks. However, you do have some options.

Do the FDA's Gluten-Free Rules Apply To Restaurants?
Do restaurants need to follow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's rules on labeling gluten-free foods?

Dunkin' Donuts Gluten-Free List
Is there anything you can safely order at Dunkin' Donuts if you have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity?

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