Eating Out

Eating out with celiac disease can be an adventure in fear and trepidation. And many restaurants don’t make it any easier. Is this section, I cover who does it right, who does it wrong and everything in between.

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Eat Your Gluten-Free Pizza Naked

July 20, 2012 | 30 Comments

I miss pizza. I really miss pizza. But there are some things about the pizza I used to have pre-celiac days that I don’t miss. The grease. The calories. The feeling like crap afterwards. Well…we are entering what I hope is a new dawn […]

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Gluten-Free Beer: A New Era

July 11, 2012 | 148 Comments

My name is Gluten Dude and I’m a beer snob. It wasn’t always this way. My dad drank Carling’s Black Label while I was growing up so that was my first exposure to beer. Although calling Black Label beer is being generous. He’d give […]

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Dear Gluten Dude: I am Gluten Intolerant. What Should I do When Eating Out?

June 8, 2012 | 29 Comments

First, a quick Dude health update: I went to see my GI yesterday. He says something is definitely going on, but it is not necessarily the celiac. My blood work from a few months back showed no gluten antibodies, so it’s not hidden gluten […]

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Celiacs: This Should Scare You

May 26, 2012 | 36 Comments

Dude Note: To honor Celiac Awareness Month and to help raise awareness of our disease, I will be attempting 31 blog posts in 31 days. My goal is simple: to make most of them not suck. If you’ve got ideas for a good post […]

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Chevy's Fresh Mex Tries Gluten-Free

May 23, 2012 | 44 Comments

Dude Note: To honor Celiac Awareness Month and to help raise awareness of our disease, I will be attempting 31 blog posts in 31 days. My goal is simple: to make most of them not suck. If you’ve got ideas for a good post […]

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Is This Discrimination?

May 22, 2012 | 69 Comments

Dude Note: To honor Celiac Awareness Month and to help raise awareness of our disease, I will be attempting 31 blog posts in 31 days. My goal is simple: to make most of them not suck. If you’ve got ideas for a good post […]

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No More PF Chang's for this Celiac

May 18, 2012 | 269 Comments

And another one bites the dust. I have now added PF Chang’s to the list of restaurants I can no longer eat at. And yes, I’m quite sad about it. First…a little PF Chang’s history. After my celiac diagnosis in 2007, I did not […]

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Domino's Goes Gluten Free. Or Do They??

May 8, 2012 | 123 Comments

How come nothing is ever easy in the celiac world?? Domino’s makes an announcement that they are now offering a gluten-free crust and the whole world goes to hell. I thought my Tweet Deck was going to explode yesterday, with opinions coming fast and […]

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Gone All Day: The Celiac's Need to Plan

May 5, 2012 | 20 Comments

Dude Note: To honor Celiac Awareness Month and to help raise awareness of our disease, I will be attempting 31 blog posts in 31 days. My goal is simple: to make most of them not suck. If you’ve got ideas for a good post […]

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Gluten-Free Survival Kit

February 28, 2012 | 46 Comments

Let’s play a game. C’mon…everybody loves games!! You are going to spend the next two weeks on a deserted island. Just you and the elements (and if you watched Gilligan’s Island, the occasional native, cosmonaut, mad scientist and Gabor sister.) Let’s also assume you will have cooking […]

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The Gluten Dude App: For a Better Gluten-free Life

Eating out with celiac disease is stressful. The Gluten Dude app lists only restaurants that have been personally vetted, so you can spend less time worrying and more time enjoying yourself.

Who I am. And who I'm not.

Who I am. And who I'm not.

I AM someone who's been gluten-free since 2007 due to a diagnosis of severe celiac disease. I'm someone who can steer you in the right direction when it comes to going gluten-free. And I'm someone who will always give you the naked truth about going gluten free.

I AM NOT someone who embraces this gluten-free craziness. I didn’t find freedom, a better life or any of that other crap when I got diagnosed. With all due respect to Hunter S. Thompson, I found fear and loathing of an unknown world. But if I can share my wisdom, tell my stories and make the transition easier on you, I’ve done my job.

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