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14 August 2018

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 August 14, 2018
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Glutened at Blue Smoke NYC

When GF Isn’t: A Cautionary Tale

I have not been “accidentally” glutened in more than ten years but all of that suddenly changed a few days ago. Sadly, it happened at Blue Smoke, a restaurant that has been known for its attention to both food allergies and celiac disease. The last time I visited – about nine or ten years ago – I had a good experience and no issues and was looking forward…

4 October 2015

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 October 4, 2015
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Nima Sensor Sneak Preview

I had the pleasure of being invited to an intimate preview and demonstration for 6 Sensor Labs new Nima Sensor – a portable device that allows consumers to test foods for gluten (at 20 PPM or less). You might have heard about Nima before as there was a lot of buzz when they first announced their product and secured…

21 October 2013

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 October 21, 2013
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Gimbal’s Fine Candies

With Halloween and the Holidays on the horizon, I could not have been happier when Gimbal’s Fine Candies reached out to me asking if I would like to sample some of their products. Would I? Twist my arm. They must have figured out that I have a tremendous sweet tooth and actually sent me one of everything they make.

21 August 2013

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 August 21, 2013
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Jet Set Prep

As I am once again getting ready to hit the gluten-free open road (well skies) as I jet off to Istanbul and Montreux (Switzerland) in a couple of weeks — I was reminded of a post that I did for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness last year. It’s basically my five-point checklist that I always use to ensure that my journey will be as smooth as possible.

9 June 2012

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 June 9, 2012
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Restaurant Review, Rodizio Grill

I was invited by my friends at Rodizio Grill to check-out their new Stamford location for dinner one evening. Now, I typically am not a “chain restaurant” kind of guy but when I found out that this location was owned by the same owner of the Tri-State area Melting Pot locations I knew that this experience would be different than walking into any old chain. You see, my two experiences at the Melting Pot of White Plains were absolutely amazing from a food allergy and Celiac perspective…