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Restaurant Week August 2008 – Review (2 of 2) – Indeblue

November 4th, 2008 29 Comments

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER – Indelue is date night at its best. It’s smack downtown in Gallery Place (or Penn Quarter). The dining experience is fun, a sort of multi-phased adventure, the dining room is warm and inviting and the food is complex and tasty without being hard to understand.
The bar is stark, lean and [...]

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Gluten Free Cupcakes Coming to a Location Near You!

July 7th, 2008 24 Comments

A new cupcake shop is opening up in DC! Hello Cupcake will be opening in Dupont Circle this summer, and the list of flavors on their website lists a gluten free option daily. Oh, I couldn’t be happier for you guys! I’ve been a GF cupcake lover since I visited Chicago’s Swirlz [...]

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SHAMROCKFEST: Redbridge Beer Available

March 10th, 2008 44 Comments

This Saturday, March 15 is Shamrockfest 2008 at RFK Stadium. Thanks to some fantastic people over at Hi-Ball Events, Redbridge beer will be available!!! They have agreed to have a couple of cases of Redbridge gluten-free beer on hand at each of the five beer distribution stands in the main event area (not [...]

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GF Chutzpah: “I want to speak to the manager”

January 23rd, 2008 27 Comments

Brandi’s rant (You’re celiac… how about a sandwich?) reminded me of an article that I read recently in New York Times Magazine by Paul Mercurio called, “Consumer Man.”

“I’m one of those people who yell at store clerks. Not just any store clerks, but the ones who are rude, incompetent or indifferent. In other words, all [...]

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Dissecting the Menu: Au Bon Pain – Soups and Rice Bowls

January 11th, 2008 26 Comments

Disclaimer: There are no guards against cross-contamination, but this is a list of soups that do not list wheat as an ingredient. Their website lists the French Moroccan Tomato Lentil as gluten free, but I doubt this is any more free of gluten than the others. The soup vats and utensils are [...]

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