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Laguna Beach: Gluten Free/ Dairy Free Take Out or Delivery

alexa52 Dec 13, 2011 05:10 PM

Will be in Laguna Monday with a group. I'm gluten free and my son is allergic to dairy. Yes, i know high maintenance! I'm with a group and they are willing to order based on our food needs and am looking for options.

I found Z Pizza which could work. Any other options? Any Chinese places that use cornstarch instead of flour? I think Chinese would be a better option if there is one that anyone knows of.

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    Gail RE: alexa52 Dec 13, 2011 06:01 PM

    Post this on the Los Angeles board for better info. Just a thought though, if one orders carefully, I think you could satisfy both issues on *most* menus.

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      carfreeinla RE: alexa52 Dec 16, 2011 03:13 AM

      First- need to say that I don't know the Laguna Beach restaurants so I won't be of much help with specifics but... I have long struggled with picking food to satisfy a GF diet. You are not high maintenance....Concentrate on what you want to eat, not on what you can't.
      I am not aware of a Chinese restaurant that uses flour to thicken things. You do however need to order carefully because of soy sauce. Thai is usually a more GF user friendly option.
      Mexican is always a good choice- stay away from the chains however as they often used canned broths and mixed flour and corn chips ( even in the corn products).

      1. scottca075 RE: alexa52 Dec 16, 2011 08:56 PM

        Given that is it Laguna Beach, that could be half the restaurants in town (except Chinese). Do you have any other specific type of food or price range?

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          sablouwho RE: alexa52 Aug 6, 2012 08:16 PM

          Bumping an old post--I need some gluten- and dairy-free dinner options in Laguna for the Pageant this coming Sun Aug 12. No sushi, no Mexican, no vegan, no super expensive 5 start restaurants, and no divey places either. Help?! (I did post a separate thread but thought I would BUMP this thread just in case it would help...)

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