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do you have suggestions on what to order at Chinese Restaurants? My husb loves chinese food, but being newly dx 2 wks ago, we are thinking he can no longer eat there?

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do you have suggestions on what to order at Chinese Restaurants? My husb loves chinese food, but being newly dx 2 wks ago, we are thinking he can no longer eat there?

We take my daughter's wheat free soy sauce with us and the restaurant is nice enough to make fried rice with it or some type of brown sauce if she wants it. There are a few brands out there - San J; LaChoy; Shop Rite.

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When in doubt, I've found "steamed shrimp with vegetables, *nothing* added, *totally plain*" to be generally effective at chinese restaurants.

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The best thing to do is talk with the staff and ask them to help you find something. It can be a little tricky when ordering Chinese because they often marinate the meat in soy sauce. I have found a place that doesnt pre-marinate the meat and I get the garlic chicken with no soy sauce and have no problems.

At Another restuarant I went to, the waitress was very helpful and checked with the cook, and it turned out there was only one thing on the menu I was able to eat!! I would check with a few different restaurants and see if you can find one that is suitable for your needs/tastes. Good luck!!

also.. about PF Changs..

Whatever you do, do not order the Cantonese Chow Fun. I sent mine back because it was so bland, and the waiter said the gluten free version of that gets sent back all the time. I ended up ordering the spicy chicken and that was pretty good, but I prefer more athentic Chinese food, so I probably wont go back there.

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