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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving in New York City

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving in New York City


A number of my readers have been asking for gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner recommendations. Whether you are a local New Yorker or you just don’t want to cook, here are some options for your gluten-free meal in New York City this Thanksgiving day. Be sure to make your reservation TODAY if you are planning on dining out for Thanksgiving. Seats fill up very quickly.

Updated note: Please remember to contact each restaurant directly if you have questions about the menu items, preparation, etc. It is up to YOU to do your due diligence when planning any meal outside of your home.

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Gluten-Free in NYC: October 2021 Updates

The pandemic has been rough for a lot of New York City restaurants. Many had to permanently close due to financial issues and lack of staff. Seeing new places open, especially when they are 100% gluten-free, is always a positive. My gluten-free in New York City content continues to be the most visited pages on my website, so I want to keep you regularly updated. Here are some updates to menus, newly opened, and re-openings of totally gluten-free restaurants in New York City.

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Spring in New York City

I don’t know what it is about this spring, but it just feels different. Maybe because we got bombed with snow all winter long. Or maybe because it is the second spring during the COVID pandemic. Or maybe it is because I am vaccinated and most of my family is getting theirs too. Whatever it is, I am loving this season. It feels like a reawakening and I am feeling a bit more hopeful than last spring.

Daffodils in McGolrick Park, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

I am still not traveling but with the days getting longer, my walks are getting longer too. I live near many beautiful parks here in North Brooklyn, so I’ve been exploring near and far (but only as far as Manhattan since I am still not traveling at the moment.) Brooklyn feels almost “normal” with everyone emerging from their winter cocoon. The parks are packed, outdoor dining has resumed, and shops and restaurants that have been closed for a long time are slowly reopening. Everyone seems to be more optimistic.

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Virtual Event: Surviving the Gluten-Free Holiday Season

We all need something to look forward to these days. For me, I am starting early by trying to get into the holiday spirit. Normally, I would scoff at anyone putting out Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving. But this year, I think we can agree that we all are craving some holiday cheer. Just today, I noticed my local business improvement district started putting up Christmas lights and this made me so happy. 

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Online Nourished Festival: Join me LIVE on September 26

Join me Saturday, September 26th at 11am ET for my “Living Life to the Fullest with Celiac Disease” at the first ever online Nourished Festival. Despite COVID cancelling all in-person Nourished Festivals this year, this online event is free to attend and international! Not in the United States? No problem. All you need is an email address. Not in my time zone? No problem either! All of these sessions are being recorded so if you cannot join live, you can watch at your convenience.

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