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Member Since 02 Dec 2009
Offline Last Active Jun 27 2014 11:17 AM

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In Topic: Anyone Had Luck With Olive Garden?

04 March 2014 - 11:54 AM

UPDATE!!  Our Olive Garden got the different pasta, and it is vast improvement over what they had.  Unfortunately, they have not had the time to print up a new gluten-free menu, but our server was VERY helpful.

In Topic: Anyone Had Luck With Olive Garden?

29 January 2014 - 12:49 PM

We've had good luck at Olive Garden, but we live in a small market, and it's easy for the servers to get to know us.  We usually go with a good friend who doesn't mind omitting croutons (even though both he and I can have them), so there is no confusion about the salad.  The pasta is a bit dry, but we solve that by getting marinara sauce "for the breadsticks," then giving it to my celiac hubby to add to his pasta.  We do have a Biaggi's here, and that is our favorite place to go for Italian.

In Topic: Best Gluten Free Bread?

17 October 2013 - 06:33 AM

Canyon Bakehouse is the best for us.  Celiac Hubby can now eat a "regular" sandwich without it falling apart.  Fortunately we can afford the price, and I order on-line.  Shipping is a little steep, but again, it's worth it for us.

In Topic: Report On United Flights And Trip To Germany

30 September 2013 - 06:02 AM

Thanks for your report. Glad you found Schar products! Most flights I am on offer tasteless and very mediocre food so I always take along a lot of snacks. Interesting about the beer in Bayreuth. And a gluten-free free tent in Nuremburg? How awesome! I have not been to Germany since my dx but love it there.

Did you see any castles? I am a castle fanatic and Germany has some great ones.

We saw a couple from far away.  We had planned to go, but none of the castles close by were "stroller-friendly."  We hope to do more sight-seeing on our next trip over.

In Topic: Special Meals On Planes?

03 September 2013 - 10:39 AM

My Celiac hubby has a question.  What if he doesn't eat everything he takes with him?  Will there be any issues with left-over food when we land in Germany?  We have ordered a gluten-free meal (and airline confirmed), but will be taking some food with us in case of the above-mentioned snafus.  Thanks!