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cooki.dough

Member Since 15 Aug 2006
Offline Last Active Jun 09 2011 07:46 AM
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In Topic: Tips For A New Celiac In Halifax, Ns - Canada!

09 June 2011 - 07:46 AM

Welcome!

I'm also from the Halifax-Dartmouth area and gluten-free so I'll do my best to help you out. As for purchasing gluten-free things, Superstore and Sobeys both have a GREAT selection of items. You can find breads, doughnuts, tortillas, ect in the natural section. Same thing goes for Pete's Frootique (Spring Garden Rd) and Planet Organic (Quinpool rd). The best bread band I found in these store's is definitely Udi's, although O'Doughs bread is also fantastic. If you frequent the Seaport market, Schoolhouse Gluten Free makes the most amazing baked items--breads, muffins, cookies, cakes. Their Focaccia rounds are probably the best thing I've ever ever had!

There are definitely so many restaurants in the area offering gluten-free options, but my favorite would have to be the Wooden Monkey. It was the first place I ever got to have gluten free pizza and gluten free beer. Also, if you're a fan of sushi, the wait staff at Hamachi house are EXTREMELY helpful, and even have gluten-free soy sauce. Boston Pizza also has a gluten free crust. If you really want to see the whole list of places though, I found so many of my options through the celiac scene website. It breaks down areas, and lists all the gluten-free restaurant options. It pretty much made it possible for me to be able to eat out!

Good luck! Hopefully I didn't overwhelm you too much.

In Topic: Pizza Delight (Canada) Now Offers gluten-free Crust

22 March 2011 - 12:33 PM

Pizza Delight is a chain in Atlantic Canada (and perhaps elsewhere?). They just announced on their Facebook page that they are going to be offering a gluten-free dough option beginning on March 7. They also said that their staff will be trained on "allergy safety".


As soon as I read this, I knew I had to try it. I got my cheese-free, but the crust is pretty good. Although they could be a little more generous with their toppings...