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Sep 19, 2010 11:17 AM

Gluten Free Rec's in San Diego..

Haven't been on here in forever. We went gluten free almost 2 years back, so hearing all the delish things y'all were eating (that I could no longer have) was torture!

So.. just checking to see if there were any fellow gf'ers that had some great gf safe places to eat. :)

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  1. Bud's Louisiana Cuisine. All of the menu, except for 2 items, are gluten free. The chef has celiac disease, so he knows how to cook for the gluten-intolerant.
    Any of the pho places would be gluten free b/c the pho noodles are rice-based.
    Saffron will do wheat-free soy sauce if you ask for it.
    Morita-san at Kaito altered his omakase for a friend of mine w/ celiac dz and she still swore it was the best sushi she'd ever had!
    Any of the Korean tofu houses are gluten free (ie: no soy in the soups).

    Bud's Louisiana Cafe
    10425 Tierrasanta Blvd Ste 105, San Diego, CA 92124

    1. don't know *where* you are in SD, but for casual, inexpensive North County options, check out Lotus Cafe, Ki's, Rimel's, and Naked Cafe.

      and Gluten-Free in SD is a good resource:

      1. Pasha Mediterranean in Hillcrest caters to GF diners.

        1. Lots of places to choose from these days. My husband has celiac so we have done a lot of investigation over the last few years. Here a few restaurants on our list.

          Pizza Fusion - Hillcrest
          Brick Oven Pizza - Poway
          Swedish Royal Bakery - Poway
          Gluten Not Included Bakery - Escondido
          Jimbo's - Great GF Baked goods (Carmel Valley is the best store)
          Ritual Tavern - South Park
          Urban Solace - North Park
          PF Changs
          BJ's (I haven't tried their gf pizza but I heard its good)

          This is just a few. I think there is a SD Celiac group with a more comprehensive list.

          Urban Solace Restaurant
          3823 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104

          Ritual Tavern
          4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

          Pizza Fusion
          , San Diego, CA 92101

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          1. re: LaurenZ

            You are all awesome!!! I knew there would be a ton of info on here. :)

            I, thankfully, don't have celiac, but I am gluten intolerant, and will be for life because of FMS. I still have to be very careful, just not as diligent as a true celiac. :)

            I'm definitely looking up these places. Oh, and I have tried BJ's gf pizza, and it is awesome! I mean, for someone who hasn't had wheat/gluten in 2 years, it was great!

            Also, La Jolla Cups (cupcake bakery) offers a gf cupcake every day. Flavors change daily, but the one I had was divine... Limone Ricotta. Yum.

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