Bar Taco: Upscale Gluten-Free Street Food

If you can’t get away to the beaches of Brazil, you can at least treat yourself to a mini-vacation by dining at Bar Taco. Where: Bar Taco, 201 S. Estes Drive, Ste. E3, in University Mall. Currently, there is an additional NC location in Raleigh at North Hills. When traveling in the southeast, you canContinue reading “Bar Taco: Upscale Gluten-Free Street Food”

CAVA: Bowled Over

There is a buzz surrounding a new restaurant in Chapel Hill called CAVA that offers quick and affordable seasonal meals. The motto posted on their menu is “Food that fills you and fulfills you too” with their focus on “Greek and Mediterranean cooking in a casual modern setting”. Where: CAVA,┬áVillage Plaza, 79 S Elliott RoadContinue reading “CAVA: Bowled Over”

Al’s Burger Shack: The Best Burger I’ve Ever Eaten

Hello, Dear Readers! It’s been a long time, but we have reasons to reconnect and to celebrate. Having twins might have taken me out of the restaurant-visiting circuit for a bit, but this busy gluten-free mama is back in blogging action and ready to eat out. As of November 3rd, 2017, this blog has receivedContinue reading “Al’s Burger Shack: The Best Burger I’ve Ever Eaten”

The Pig: Pork and Pickles

Where: The Pig Restaurant, 630 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 GF Menu: Yes! You can view their online menu here. What I ate: GF BBQ Plate with cole slaw, pickles, and potato salad. Mom ordered a GF BBQ Sandwich, also pictured here. How to order it: The menu is clearly marked with “GF”Continue reading “The Pig: Pork and Pickles”

Saxapahaw General Store: GF Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Happy New Year! In the spirit of adventure, and trying new things, let’s drive west of Chapel Hill to visit Saxapahaw, NC. Saxapahaw is a happenin’ little hamlet with music (The Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw’s Historic Cotton Mill), a seasonal farmer’s market, and locavore food that garners the attention of The New York Times,Continue reading “Saxapahaw General Store: GF Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner”

Acme Food & Beverage Co.: Gluten-Free Skillet Cornbread

Where: Acme Food & Beverage Co., 110 E Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510 GF Menu: Yes. Though items are not currently marked on the menu posted on their website, they are clearly noted with gluten-free symbols on dine-in menu. When I contacted Acme about their gluten-free options, the General Manager, Stephen Murtaugh, offered these importantContinue reading “Acme Food & Beverage Co.: Gluten-Free Skillet Cornbread”

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza: GF Pizza & Beer

Where: Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, multiple locations across North Carolina and the southeast (I visited the 501 Meadowmont Village Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 location.) GF Menu: Yes! Click HERE to view it online. What I ate: Gluten-Free Greek Pizza How to order it: Ask for the Gluten-Free menu.┬áThe list of available GF pizzas isContinue reading “Brixx Wood Fired Pizza: GF Pizza & Beer”

DaisyCakes: A Sweet Spot in Durham

DaisyCakes closed its doors in August 2015. Tanya Matta, former owner and developer of her own brand of gluten-free flour (called Equal Measure), announced at the closing that she will be taking more time to develop her flour and also to create a dessert tasting room in Durham, NC. “Sweet Tea & Wheat-Free” recently hitContinue reading “DaisyCakes: A Sweet Spot in Durham”

Lantern: A Light on the Hill

Where: Lantern, 423 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Lantern, located in Chapel Hill, NC, is one of Gourmet America’s Top 50 Restaurants. Chef-owner Andrea Reusing was the 2011 James Beard award winner for Best Chef in the Southeast, has given a TedX talk on collaborating with small farms, and has written a newContinue reading “Lantern: A Light on the Hill”

Margaret’s Cantina: Organic, Local Fare Since 1993

Where: Margaret’s Cantina, 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Located in the Timberlyne Shopping Center.) GF Menu: Yes! “GF” is clearly marked on the menus. What I ate: Sopa Seca Picosa (Spicy Mexican Lasagna) from the Dinner Menu + House Sangria How to order it: Refer to the menu markings of “GF” forContinue reading “Margaret’s Cantina: Organic, Local Fare Since 1993”