James Pharmacy: Just What the Doctor Ordered

The North Carolina rivers and coast offer a veritable treasure trove of fresh fish and seafood options. As you can tell from their menu, the folks at James Pharmacy (named for the original Pharmacy building in Historic downtown Hillsborough) celebrate the beauty and simplicity of these natural resources. If these ingredients were any fresher, you’d be at the beach.

Rue Cler: Traditional French Bistro

Just off Highway 70, tucked inside a wooded 16-acre lot with a pond, The House at Gatewood offers a taste of home (as you always wish you could cook it!), and also that feeling of being away on vacation in the home of someone gracious.

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”

Posana Restaurant: Hyperlocal. Sustainable. Dedicated Gluten-Free Kitchen.

Where: Posana Restaurant. 1 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 GF Menu: YES! No “GF” markings are necessary; the entire food menu is Gluten-Free. From the bar, they also offer several bottled “Gluten-Reduced Beer” options. (For a good explanation on the distinction between labeling beers Gluten-Free vs. Gluten-Reduced, visit this page from Craft Brewing Business.) WhatContinue reading “Posana Restaurant: Hyperlocal. Sustainable. Dedicated Gluten-Free Kitchen.”

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”