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Aug 24, 2008 12:43 PM

Business Dinner - Bloor/St George - Celiac concerns

I am looking for a recommendation for a location with great food - good atmosphere, is conducive to a table of 6 having a discussion and... can accomodate a celiac diner. We will be having meetings at U of T during the day and need a spot for dinner. Any recommendations would be most appreciated!

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  1. My friend who I dine out with a lot has celiac diease. We have never been to a restaurant that cannot accomodate him with ease. I'd just mention it when you make a reservation.

    Boba is close by and apparently they have a new menu.

    90 Avenue Rd, Toronto, ON M5R2H2, CA

    1. My DH is Celiac and we find the best luck when we call ahead and explain the situation. This way there are no surprises for the kitchen or uncomfortable moments for your guest. Things you might need to mention beyond the obvious (wheat, rye, barley) are: Worchestershire sauce (contains malt vinegar which contains gluten), malt vinegar and items containing any type of malt or malt flavouring, and soy sauce (most types contain wheat).

      Not too far away on College and Palmerston area is Grace - had 2 good dinners there recently and lots of Celiac-friendly choices. Otherwise, I have to confess that I can't seem to find anything I love near Yorkville. Exceptions are Jamie Kennedy at the Gairdner (but not open for dinner most nights). Haven't been to C5 at the ROM, but hear it's good.....