Author Archives: Erin Smith

About Erin Smith

Erin Smith was diagnosed with celiac disease in the early 1980s, so she’s been eating gluten-free almost her entire life. Erin has a unique perspective of growing up in the gluten-free community and blogs about living — and enjoying — a gluten-free lifestyle. Erin Smith has been writing her gluten-free lifestyle blog Gluten-Free Fun since 2007. In 2011, she launched Gluten-Free Globetrotter, a website that encourages those with celiac disease to travel the world and not be scared about eating gluten-free domestically and abroad. Erin is also the lead organizer of the NYC Celiac Disease Meetup group, a social community that has grown to over 1800 members in the 8 years she has been organizing the group.

Gluten-Free Options at NYC Restaurant Week 2014

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Next week is the start of the Summer 2014 Restaurant Week in New York City. This is a chance for you to dine at one of your favorites or wish-list restaurants at a discounted price. The menus during Restaurant Week are … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free at NYC Street Fairs: 9th Avenue Food Festival

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Street fairs in New York City are a sure sign of summer. On any given weekend in Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs, you can turn a corner to find the roads blocked off and hundreds of people walking down the … Continue reading

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International Recognition of Celiac Disease

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I received a very interesting email from Karla Zaldívar, the President of Asociación de Celíacos y Sensibles al Gluten de El Salvador (ACELYSES) last week. Ten international celiac associations from nine countries are joining together to ask the World Health Organization (WHO) to … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Travel News: July 2014

WOW, there was a lot of gluten-free travel news this month! Here are the articles you might have missed: Gluten-Free Travel Tips Gluten-Free Travel on The Gluten Free Voice with Jules Shepard Have (Gluten-free) Snacks, Will Travel: Tips for Traveling on … Continue reading

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Vamos Ticos! Let’s Go (to) Costa Rica

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Today Costa Rica is playing the Netherlands in the World Cup. After a wonderful week at Arenas del Mar in Manuel Costa Rica, I am definitely rooting for Costa Rica today. The happiness of the Costa Ricans (also known as Ticos) was … Continue reading

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