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Thrive Allergy Expo Recap

April 21st, 2009 41 Comments

I went to the Thrive Allergy Expo in Chicago this past weekend, and I had a great time. I met some of our Twitter friends, and I got to try some amazing free samples. I wrote a recap for a website I write for, Chicagoist.com, but I have a few more notes on products that [...]

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Thrive Allergy Expo: April 18-19, Chicago

April 17th, 2009 1 Comment

In case some Gluties happen to be in Chicago this weekend, come check out this massive GF convention!  I wrote up a post about this on Chicagoist.com today, too.

The Thrive Allergy Expo will take place this weekend at McCormick Place, featuring speakers, events and activities all about celiac disease.
Free asthma screening will be available, [...]

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Obamapalooza was not GF, but was still totally awesome

November 11th, 2008 20 Comments

Washington, D.C. is normally the center of the political universe, but as I type right now, the street behind me is blocked off to allow for a certain motorcade to arrive at the Federal Building in Downtown Chicago. Last week, I had the pleasure of having a ticket to THE event of the season: OBAMAPALOOZA. It was incredible, moving, exciting, and all those warm and fuzzy things.

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New site cuts costs and cuts gluten

October 21st, 2008 32 Comments

A new website started recently, called BeFreeForMe.com. I stumbled across it on Kat’s GF Kitchen, and I’m excited to see how it develops. The website promises a newsletter with coupons for gluten-free (and other kinds of -free) foods! That sounds good for my graduate student budget!
Check out the site and sign up to receive the [...]

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Gluten Free Gem in Pittsburgh, PA

July 29th, 2008 31 Comments

Months ago, during a trip to my homeland of Pennsylvania, I discovered a gluten free bakery called Gluuteny in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The other day I was going through some pictures and found these, which made me salivate, just remembering the taste of that cherry turnover.

I stopped by to pick up some [...]

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