As the gluten free industry grows, I am proud to see the number of gluten free products and brands grow, too. Mikey’s Muffins, brought to you by my childhood friend, Michael Tierney, is a bread company that manufactures a variety of gluten free, dairy free, grain free, and soy free breads and english muffins. Not […]
Mark Ladner, Executive Chef of Del Posto, is highly acclaimed and praised amongst us in the gluten free community. Not only did he spearhead an effort to make Del Posto’s menu more accommodating for gluten allergies, but he successfully developed a gluten-free replica of everything on Del Posto’s menu, and he did it phenomenally well. […]
Young’s NYC Vegan, Vegetarian Made (WITH VEGETABLES) in America I love meeting people who love food, health & wellness, and who have made a career out of their passion. Alexander Meyers and Jessica Young of Young’s NYC are two perfect examples of this. After stints in the corporate restaurant world, both Alexander and Jessica left their […]
Taste of TriBeCa is a one-of-a-kind outdoor culinary festival in New York City sponsored by Citi, Bayer Public Relations, Brown Harris Stevens, City Winery, Downtown Express, Douglas Elliman, and Flywheel, and features signature dishes from renowned TriBeCa chefs. The Festival takes place on Duane Street and makes for an afternoon of family fun and delicious food; and […]
I’ve found an interesting correlation between restaurants that do a great job highlighting their gluten free options and the chef’s behind the scene; the chef’s of these restaurants have family or friends who are gluten intolerant, and recognize how difficult a dining experience can be. These chef’s also realize how important it is to ensure […]
Ever since his mom became gluten free 10 years ago, Bryce Shuman, executive Chef at Betony NYC has catered his cooking to accommodate the gluten free lifestyle. In creating Betony, Bryce exclaims “I wanted my mom to be able to eat here.” Well, after my experience, I have to imagine his mom has had MANY […]
Otto’s Tacos has been open for four weeks… and I have been wanting to go there for… well… four weeks. This weekend I had the opportunity to meet with owner, Otto Cedeno, and Chef, Joe LoNigro, and I had quite the feast. My Takeaways Passion for tacos- Formerly employed at a LA tech start-up, Otto […]
At The Smile, Chef Melia Marden highlights that they “always try to have a variety of options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free customers” and their takeout restaurant Smile To Go (http://www.smiletogonyc.com/) also has a lot of gluten free items including delicious fresh baked pastries every day.
Executive Chef of Rosemary’s, Wade Moises, spends his time maintaining his restaurant’s rooftop farm and cooking away in the kitchen to create the West Village’s best seasonal Italian dishes. See here for how he maintains a gluten friendly atmosphere and caters to those with food allergies and sensitivities.
Michael Ferraro is the Executive Chef and Partner at Delicatessen; one of my favorite go-to restaurants in New York City. Serving about 1,000 people a day, Chef Michael cooks up a menu that “appeals to the masses” and can be best described as international comfort food. I had the opportunity to catch up with Chef Michael this week and have come away even more impressed by this NoLiTa hotspot than I was before.