WIN a Pair of 3-day ACL passes + KIND Bar Snack Pack + Gluten-Free Food Options at ACL Eats 2012


Holy moly. This post is epic. 

Only a few more days until ACL and I could not be more excited. This will be my eighth year and I’m looking forward to creating new memories with friends; while enjoying some live music and adult beverages. Every year I write a blog post on the gluten-free food options at the ACL Eats food court. There are plenty of options this year (many not listed on their website), but first I want to talk to you about something a-m-a-z-i-n-g.

This giveaway has officially closed. Thank you to everyone who entered and thank you to KIND Snacks for sponsoring this giveaway. To view the GLUTEN-FREE Food options at ACL 2012, please scroll down. 

KIND Healthy Snacks has graciously offered the following prize pack for 1 lucky reader…

* A pair of THREE day ACL passes 

* KIND Snack Pack full of goodies that include their grains (granola) and bars in a variety of flavors

Yes, KIND Healthy Snacks is awesome. [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Dinner Options in Austin, 2012


We have a MOBILE APP! Download Locate Special Diet for more gluten-free (vegetarian or organic) listings in Austin (and 45 other U.S. cities). The mobile apps are available on iPhone/Android for FREE. Search by type of food, view menus, read tips and more. Download Locate Special Diet today to find gluten-free options near you! 

Another year and another post for the awesome Austin Food Blogger Alliance Annual City Guide. I’ve participated in the city guide for the past two years for SXSW (2011, 2010), but this year we are trying to give Austinites (and friends) a more detailed approach to the guide. Make sure and check out the full guide, which will be posted in it’s entirety March 1st on the main AFBA website. You will be able to check out over 75 detailed posts from local food bloggers who know their city!

There will be three gluten-free posts in this year’s guide. I am writing about local places to grab a yummy gluten-free dinner, and two other bloggers will be writing about local gluten-free breakfast and lunch spots, so make sure and check out the guide [Read more...]

Tuesday Treasures: Gluten-Free at Fleming’s

There are a wide variety of steak houses where you can order a modified gluten-free friendly dish, but Fleming’s is one of those steak houses that takes it to the next level and offers a large gluten-free menu. I had the chance to dine at one of the Austin Fleming’s locations recently and was pleasantly surprised at how large the gluten-free menu is, how knowledgeable the wait staff and chef were about the gluten-free lifestyle, and how eager they were to learn more about the lifestyle. [Read more...]

Gluten-Free at Austin Restaurant Week, September 2010

Austin Restaurant Week is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about where you want to dine this year. Fortunately, just like last year, ARW is providing plenty of gluten-free options. I’ll be heading to La Sombra, The Carillon, Frank and Fino this year. There are so many great restaurants to choose from, all with special priced menus. Several restaurants will be serving lunch this year, so make sure and check out their menu options.

Austin Restaurant Week is taking place September 19-22nd and September 26-29th.  This year, 5% of restaurant week sales will be going to the Sustainable Food Center of Austin. Go out and eat great food for a great cause. [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Guide to Austin, SXSW 2010 Edition

NEW! We now have a MOBILE APP called Locate Special Diet. Download it for FREE in iTunes and Google Play! Find gluten-free or vegetarian or organic options near you (in over 40 U.S. cities)!

{Edit February 28, 2011: The Gluten-Free Guide to Austin, SXSW 2011 Edition is up! Click HERE}

{Edit March 19, 2010- This is only a partial list of gluten-free friendly restaurants in Austin, Texas. There are many more! I will be updating soon}

Welcome to Austin!

Eating gluten-free in a new city may be daunting. You don’t know where to go, besides the boring chain restaurants. You are constantly worried about cross contamination (I guess all of us Celiac’s are).  No more worries, folks. I am here to help.  I have come up with a list of places that I frequent often and I hope you have a chance to enjoy them during your visit.

Gluten-Free Restaurants [Read more...]