Gluten is my nemesis...


  • The Pizza Place and More

    5 starsJuly 18, 2013

    230 West Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    I can't attest to the standard pizza but the GF pizza is pretty good. I have eaten here multiple times and never had a reaction. It seems these people are doing it right!

  • Benedict's La Strata

    3 starsJuly 18, 2013

    40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

    Made the mistake of going during a dinner serving. GF is very limited then and won't make things from the breakfast menu. Staff education seemed to be hit or miss. Actually almost left because I didn't quite trust them. Had an enjoyable meal and did not get glutened....

  • David's Bistro

    5 starsJanuary 25, 2013

    883 Main Street, Antioch, IL 60002

    Kids meals for $5! Lunches start around $10. Chef David has celiacs, major allergies (himself), and vegans in the family and seems to cater to special needs. While he doesn't have a separate menu his staff has all seemed well versed in gluten especially and will go out of their way to cater to your needs. If you ask they even have gluten free pasta on hand. Just give them extra time to prepare (we all know how long that stuff takes!) I have stuffed bistro filet with no problems multiple times. Made gf mac and cheese for my celiac daughter! Highly recommend... check their website for the menu...

  • Trader Joe's

    5 starsJanuary 23, 2013

    1800 South Randall Road, Algonquin, IL 60102

    Very good prices and all their gluten free is marked with green tags. Very convenient but don't always trust their tags, always check the label too. Some products are manufactured in facilities with wheat still...

  • Danna's BBQ

    3 starsJanuary 23, 2013

    963 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616

    On Celiac Cat's review I gave this place a try. I am super sensitive to gluten so I was a bit weary. The lady at the counter was a little wishy washy but ordered gluten free meal of pulled pork, baked beans, slaw, and gf bun. Brought out my meal with bun sitting on a stack of unsafe fries! She redid the meal kindly with a fresh bun. Leary but took the chance anyways. Had the meal with no sauce and it was delicious. No reaction so no gluten! Don't think they are the most careful but I won this round of roulette....

  • Texas Land & Cattle Steakhouse

    4 starsJanuary 20, 2013

    915 Branson Landing Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

    I react very badly to the slightest gluten so rarely eat out. On vacation we tried here from previous reviews. Little uneasy due to the menu saying everything had to be eaten plain and not even butter would be safe! Definite cover their butt corporate move though. Our server was very knowledgeable. Went out of his way to accommodate. Even went and got fresh butter unopened from the freezer for me to enjoy on my potato.... best part... I didn't get glutened!

  • Cantina Laredo

    5 starsJanuary 20, 2013

    1001 Branson Landing, Branson, MO 65616

    staff was great. Knew exactly what would be an issue. I react very badly to the slightest gluten but I was fine with tacos de barbacoa and de pollo. flan for dessert. Food was fantastic. Real treat to eat out. Rarely do anymore...