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Eating gluten free in Japan, Itamae Sushi in Roppongi

Wandering around Roppongi, the famed international district in Tokyo, I happened upon a busy sushi bar called Itamae, Sushi. Located on the main drag, of Roppongi Dori, Itamae Sushi opened a year ago and has rapidly become a favorite of locals and foreigners alike.

I was greeted by a young host who spoke English and was […]


Gluten Free in Tokyo

Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
October 11, 2012

On my first trip to Tokyo since I was diagnosed with gluten intolerance 3 yeara ago. I was worried that finding gluten free options was going to be a big problem. I’ve heard both sides of the story: “the Japanese diet is healthy, eating fish and vegetables”, and “the awareness of […]


Fresh organic delicacies in a cone from RawDaddy Foods

Taste master James Hall of RawDaddy Foods creates raw, organic “world cuisines in a cone” that are simply out of this world. A simple concept of healthy eating for the person on the go, he recreates flavors from South America, Asia and Europe that puts extraordinary taste first… “good health (is) a byproduct of eating […]


Merit Vegetarian Restaurant, Sunnyvale, CA

With tons of accolades (voted number one in the top ten best vegetarian restauants in the San Francisco Bay Area by Bay Area Vegetarians Merit Vegetarian is still a relatively “best kept secret” in the South Bay. With a wide variety of tasty vegetarian dishes with Asian flavors and spices there’s plenty even for […]


Happy Bamboo, Vegetarian Cafe

The Happy Bamboo Vegetarian Cafe
1711 Branham Lane,
Suite A9
San Jose, CA 95118
(408) 694-0740

Had a chance to stumble upon The Happy Bamboo Vegetarian Cafe in South San Jose recently. It is a small, modest restaurant in a non-descript neighborhood shopping mall off Branham Lane, Camden, and 85 Freeway. The owner is a mild-mannered Vietnamese woman who […]


Gluten Etiquette: What to do at mealtime

Interesting article that many of us face.


Nov 15, 2011

BURLINGTON, Vermont – “If you would like to dine gluten-free, please ask to see our gluten-free menu.”

Restaurants are printing notes like this in droves, and hosts are now googling phrases like “lacto-ovo” before dinner parties.

Dietary restrictions seem to grow more numerous every year, whether it’s a rise […]


The Mission Restaurant in San Diego

North Park
2801 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 220-8992

Mission Beach
3795 Mission Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 488-9060

East Village
1250 J Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-7662

One of the more popular restaurants in San Diego that’s been getting rave reviews ( is The Mission Restaurant. With three restaurants covering the north and downtown San Diego, The Mission […]


Urbane Grain – Healthy Side Dishes

Angie Broady, sales rep for Urbane Grain presents this lucious whole grain side dish with quinoa. at the recent Draeger’s Gluten Free event in Blackhawk, Danville, CA. Gluten free, wholesome, organic it is the perfect complement for meats, fish, poultry or vegetarian main dishes. New on the grocer’s shelves with flavors such as Sundried tomato […]


Eucalyptus Dinner Series: Gluten Free Living

Eucalyptus Magazine and Stillheart Institute

Invite you to

Gluten Free Living, a Health Lecture, Demonstration and Dinner
With Dr. Gary Gray and Chef Lauren Hoover

When: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 6-9 p.m.
Where: Stillheart Institute, 16350 Skyline Blvd., Woodside, CA 94062
Cost: $55 per person

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Vegetarian Omelette Ole!

Vegetarian, gluten free egg omelette with a mild salsa sauce.

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