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Tips for Eating In Gluten Free Restaurants

Lora Davis

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People who have gluten intolerance or those that have celiac disease usually have a hard time eating out; this is why many of them opt to avoid eating out altogether because they fear getting ill and in most situations they don’t find anything on the menu. It is therefore important that you learn about what to do if you cannot find gluten free restaurants.

Research: The first thing you want to do is to do an internet search for the best gluten free restaurant in San Diego, you should be able to locate any gluten free restaurants near me. There are also other regular restaurants that promote gluten free San Diego living by placing special menus that offer your desired perspective. You need to realize also that there are a number bloggers who write gluten free San Diego blog posts or even write reviews on any such restaurants around town.

Phone in advance: the other way you can enjoy gluten free San Diego eating out is by calling the restaurant in advance. You want to get a clear indication on whether they have anything for people that are strictly on a gluten free diet and if possible you can ask that they send you a preview of their menu or talk to their gluten free San Diego chef. In case you have cross contamination sensitivity it is also important for you to ask what the gluten free restaurant does in order to deal with or avoid cross contamination.

Online menu: The best gluten free restaurants San Diego are likely to have an online menu that you can look at; you may find out that there are restaurants that use gluten free ingredients while other don’t. Looking at the online menus in advance will give you an idea about the different types of food that are served by different restaurants and also whether or not your favorite restaurant features anything gluten on their menu. If you have any cross contamination reactions it will be easy for you to simply know what restaurants to avoid because they will be using ingredients such as breadcrumbs, pastry and flour that contain gluten in them.

Information: As soon as you arrive in a restaurant you want to inform the server as soon as possible that you are interested in gluten free San Diego; you want to let it be known from the very start even if they have a section that is fully dedicated to gluten free diners. You also need to ask about the available options but if you see any hesitance you are best placed asking to speak to the manager.

Double check everything: You cannot afford to be careless with your gluten free San Diego eating out; this is why it is important that you always double check that the meals that you have ordered are actually gluten free as soon as it arrives at your table. You may have heard stories about people who visit the best gluten free restaurants near me and assume all is well only for them to get ill as soon as they leave.


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