New York City
Posted 04 March 2004 - 10:57 AM
Posted 08 March 2004 - 09:03 AM
I hope you get this before you go to New York, but if not, you can use it for your next trip. I live in NYC & am newly diagnosed, so I am just finding out there are several restaurants that have gluten-free menus or will prepare food that is fine for those with celiac disease, but I haven't tried any of them yet.
The three I know for sure are: Bloom's Delicatessen Cafe (350 Lexington Ave @ 40th St., 212-922-food; has a gluten-free menu, including gluten-free french fries); Gus's Place (Greek restaurant at 149 Waverly Place @6th Ave., that's in the Village; 212-645-8511; has a gluten-free menu); Risotteria (270 Bleecker St., also in the Village; 212-924-6664; lots of rice dishes, has a gluten-free menu and all their menus are annotated with gluten-free selections).
Also, if you feel like taking the subway into Brooklyn, there is actually a gluten-free bakery, Josef's, at 1712 Avenue M (718-336-9494). Take the Q train to Avenue M. The baker is himself gluten-intolerant and is a big fan of Bette Hagman's cooking and recipes.
Finally, for anybody in NY or visiting NYC, there is a website that regularly reviews good restaurants to go to if you have celiac disease. It is www.celiacchicks.com.
Since there are so many people in NY, it seems, on special diets and more & more recognition of health and dietary concerns, you will generally do well if you go to hip neighborhoods (the Village, SoHo., Park Slope & Boerum Hill in Brooklyn, etc) and to more upscale restaurants and explain clearly what you need...try to stay away from regular coffee shops, greasy spoons, and any chain-type restaurant, (but fortunately NY doesn't have too many of those). I've managed to have a couple of safe meals out just by being careful. Good luck, & hope you manage to have some good food.
Posted 28 May 2004 - 10:13 AM
Hi, back again with a quick "edit" to my post. At Silly-Yak.com, there is a long list of NYC restaurants that accommodate to Celiacs:
GLUTEN FREE IN NYC!
The restaurants listed below have been known to have items that are appropriate for a gluten-free diet with intelligent and helpful staffs, but please note that menus, chefs and staff are subject to change - and questions must still be asked.
RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES:
These recommended restaurants are part of the Gluten-Free Restaurant Awareness Program
***Risotteria 270 Bleecker St. (near John's Pizzeria) 212-924-6664
***Gus' Place149 Waverly Place (6th Ave.) 212-645-8511
***BEST ON LONG ISLAND! Caffee Baldo (Italian and Gluten Free) 2849 Jerusalem Ave, Wantaugh 516-22-22ZZ
***American Park at the Battery (across from 17 State Street) Phone: 212-809-5508
Joseph's Gluten Free Bakery, 1712 Ave M Brooklyn, (718) 336-9494=20
Gabriel's Dessert Boutique, 941 Manor Road, Staten Island, NY (718) 477-1414. Wide variety of gluten-free pastries, bread & pizza dough.
Sacred Chow - Hip and Vegan, 522 Hudson Street (212) 337-0863. Fabulous gluten-free brownies, cookies, and energy bars.
ANGELICAS - Best organic restaraunt in the city! (house dressing is gluten-free) 300 E. 12th St. (bet 2nd & 3rd Ave) 212-228-2909
BROOKLYN DINER (pricey but very good) on 57th St just west of 7th Ave.
COFFEE SHOP on Union Sq. W. & 16th St. They have Brazilian Cheese Bread, which is made with tapioca flour.
BRIGHT FOOD SHOP (Mexican dinner, fun atmosphere) 216 8th Ave @ 21 St
IPANEMA PLATFORMA (Brazilian BBQ) (57th St/btwn 8 and 9th Ave) all you can eat flat rate. Pricey but worth it!!!
AVRA - whole fish - 141 E 48 St
BELMONDO 98 Ave B (steaks) French bistro 358-1166
LUCIEN - filet mignon - (1st and 1st )
OTHER FOODS - 12th (betw B'way & Univ)
ROSE OF BOMBAY (Indian) 326 E 6th St. gluten-free menu
DRUIDs - 307-6419 ? filet mignon - 736 10th Ave (50 & 51)
STARDUST DINER - 52 & 7th - burger or Philly steak sandwich w/out bread
SPRING STREET NATURAL Spring and Lafayette
PEASANT - (Nolita) grilled fish, etc. Everything roasted on open flame. 194 Eizabeth St (Prince & Spring) 212-965-9511
OYSTER BAR - 42nd St and Vanderbuilt (GRAND CTRAL TERMINAL) 212-490-6650
LE TABLEAU - 5th betw A & B - steak au pauvre
EL QUIXOTE - 23rd & 7th - steak / lobster
NEW DELHI INDIAN - tell waiter gluten-free - 120 Lex near 28th - 212-725-3215
EAST VILLAGE THAI REST (gluten-free thai curry ? request "Marys fish sauce") 32 E 7th St (betw 2 & 3rd)
LUNNEYS REST - 46th off Bway ? has celiac waitresses
BROOKLYN DINER - W 57th St (W of Bway) hamburger and steam veg
VESUVIO (Bleeker bet 6th & 7th)
KATZS DELI (brisket and turkey have no added sugars or vinegar) Houston betw 1st and 2nd Ave
Suen - 13th (Univ. & 5th) - (good organic) broiled fish and veg. Great kale /squash. Ask for no sauces. Also sushi.
M&R Elizabeth betw Houston & Prince -roast chicken: $15. Side order of veggies -huge
MARE- seafood ($18-20) / live lobster/oysters - 8th & 20th. (lots of restaurants nearby)
THE DISH - Diner - nice, dark atmosphere, cheap burgers (8th and 20th St)
Centro Vasco - Spanish - lobster fresh daily - 159 W 23 (6th & 7th)
WHOLE FOODS on 7th Ave and 24th St. Excellent produce. Lots of gluten-free products. Foods by George Gluten free products in the bread section.
WESTERLY HEALTH FOODS 911- 913 Eighth Ave. @ 54th St.
Commodities Organic market - 1st Ave betw 10th and 11th St.
Prana - small organic market - good produce - 125 1st Ave (6th & 7th)
Healthy Pleasures - organic supermarket w/ meat/fish, vitamins - 10th & University.
Hope this is helpful...
Posted 02 June 2004 - 12:04 PM
Posted 25 June 2004 - 04:35 AM
Don't know of any healthfood store locations in midtown, but can list some uptown if anybody will be going there or is willing to go out of their way for them...If anybody wants any help or whatever, you can PM or e-mail me.....being from the city I hope I could have at least something to offer.....
Posted 25 June 2004 - 07:11 AM
Whole Foods Market
250 7th Avenue at 24th Street
New York, NY 10001
Whole Foods Market
10 Columbus Circle, Ste. SC101
New York, NY 10019
Posted 25 June 2004 - 08:44 AM
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