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Gluten Free Japan

In October, 2012, I had the opportunity to visit Japan, the first time since being diagnosed as gluten sensitive 4 years ago. Needless to say, I was challenged to find places to eat in a country where there is little awareness of celiac disease and and gluten intolerance. Fortunately, with the help of clients, friends […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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