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arjo Nov 14, 2009 10:28 AM

I'm planning on going out to dinner tonight with a good friend of mine and I'd like to go somewhere nice. I'm not super-rich or anything (college student) but I'd like to go somewhere that's a little more upscale that won't totally break the bank. FYI, my friend has a gluten allergy so if there are any places that have gluten-free menu items or some other things that she could eat, that would be awesome. Transportation isn't a problem so long as it's reachable by cab, subway, or bus. Also, we're certainly not picky eaters so anything goes.

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  1. vicarious Nov 14, 2009 10:49 AM

    Here's a link to help with the gluten-free issue: http://www.gophila.com/C/Philadelphia....

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      arjo Nov 14, 2009 11:09 AM

      The link is broken.

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        wolfe Nov 14, 2009 11:33 AM

        Possibly this will help.
        http://www.gophila.com/searchGoogle.a...

    2. joluvscards Nov 15, 2009 04:35 AM

      This is late to help you for last night but there are lots of restaurants that deal with gluten allergies. Try this link http://www.gophila.com/C/Philadelphia_County/355/Dining_in_Philadelphia/481/Gluten_Free_Menu_Items/5.html

      We have enjoyed - Bindi, Sazon, Fish, Matyson, Bar Ferdinand, Branzino, Distrito, Trio http://www.triobyob.com/, Legal Seafood, McCormick and Smick, Capital Grille, Zinc.

      The wonderful thing is that 15 years ago it was close to impossible to go out and enjoy a worry free meal. Thanks to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness thinks have changed.

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      Bindi
      105 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

      Matyson Restaurant
      37 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

      Branzino Restaurant
      261 S 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

      Capital Grille
      1338 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

      Distrito Restaurant
      3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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