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Why the mystery when eating out?

December 1st, 2009 37 Comments

I love to eat. I really love eating out. But, I really don’t love being forced to eat on the road. For gluties, every new restaurant is a risk and every uninformed server is a serious source of frustration.
Over the past several months, I’ve been traveling quite a bit in both my personal and professional [...]

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To gluten or not to gluten? That is the risky question.

January 17th, 2009 1 Comment

This weekend, while visiting friends in Williamsport, PA, we decided to venture out into sub-zero temperatures for some good diner grub. Our trip took us to Williamsport’s newest greasy spoon - the Five and Dime on Pine St. The bright atmosphere was welcoming and the promise of homemade hot chocolate seemed to make the trip worthwhile.
I ordered my standard – [...]

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Asheville Anniversary (Part II)

December 2nd, 2008 33 Comments

As you know, I had an amazing time in Asheville, NC. Many people think of Asheville and think of touring the Biltmore Estate. But, there is so much more. When we weren’t stuffing our faces, we did a waterfall hike in the Dupont National forest to see a triple-water fall. We took a two hour [...]

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Asheville Anniversary (Part I)

November 15th, 2008 27 Comments

Okay, gluties – listen up! If you are considering relocation because you’re tired of life in a gluten-free-unfriendly locale, consider Asheville, NC – the most gluten-free-friendly place I’ve ever visited! If you are considering a vacation, this is the place, dear readers. It is paradise.
My husband and I dreamed about a fabulous 5-year anniversary on [...]

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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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