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ATX Gluten-Free News: December 2010

December 16, 2010

Welcome to another segment of ATX Gluten-Free News!  For those of you stopping by for the first time, ATX Gluten-Free News is a segment I post regularly that lists the businesses, grocery stores, restaurants and trailers for the Austin area that offer gluten-free options or gluten-free menus. Also on the news segments are links to national gluten-free news stories, blog posts I enjoy, and other happenings of ATX Gluten-Free.

Let’s get started….

Thundercloud Subs is now offering gluten-free hoagies made by Smart Flour Blends, at the Lake Austin location only. Read more about it here.

ATX Gluten-Free is nominated for Texas Social Media Award! Read more about my nomination, and feel free to leave a comment here.

Trio has temporarily gotten rid of their gluten-free menu. They are currently developing a new menu, so stay tuned! They are still able to modify things to be gluten-free in the mean time.

Mama Fu’s newest location is now open in Sunset Valley. They have a full gluten-free menu. To see all of their locations in the Austin area, click here.

The Steeping Room has a great gluten-free friendly menu, with the letter “GF” next to the gluten-free items.

The dates are set for my Gluten-Free Pizza Fest. The fest will go from February 7-11, 2011 and February 14-18, 2011. A detailed blog post to come soon…

Congratulations to Uchiko for being named #7 on the Best New Restaurants in America list, by GQ. Like it’s brother (or sister) restaurant Uchi, Uchiko is very gluten-free friendly.

Beat the Wheat is a new gluten-free bakery and cafe in Fredericksburg. Read a review about the cafe here.

The W Hotel in downtown Austin recently opened and they have a new stand-out restaurant, called Trace. Trace offers a large menu, full of seasonal food. They have many gluten-free friendly choices.

Groupon is featuring La Condesa today. La Condesa is now open for lunch. They are very gluten-free friendly.

Carmelo’s is yet another Italian eatery in Austin that serves gluten-free pasta, among other gluten-free friendly items.

Soleil is another new gluten-free friendly restaurant now open. This restaurant has amazing views of Lake Travis and great food.

This Saturday, December 18, all profits from P. Terry’s will be donated to the Austin American-Statesman’s Season for Caring. All their burgers are gluten-free (minus the bun, course).

Taco Deli update: in order to get a gluten-free taco you must specify “gluten allergy” when ordering.

Gluten-free friendly restaurants open for Christmas, New Years, or both include: The Carillon, Carmelo’s, Chez Zee, Ciola’s, Corazon at Castle Hill, Eddie V’s, Fogo De Chao, Foreign and Domestic, Four Seasons, Hudsons on the Bend, La Sombra, Monument Cafe, Mulberry, Paggi House, Parkside, Soleil, Stubb’s, Threadgills, 24 Diner, Urban an American Grill, and Zoot. To see the full list of restaurants and times, click here.

Zuzus Bee Caves location is now closed.

Soup Peddler/Juicebox is now open on South Lamar. Many soups and smoothies are gluten-free, check with the staff.

Stop by Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free today to enter in your chance to win one of two great gluten-free cookbooks.

ATX Gluten-Free and Taco Journalism are featured today in the Austin Chronicle Food-o-File section. Read more about the feature here.

Fonda San Miguel was recently featured on the Texas Monthly Best Mexican Restaurant list. One of my all-times favorites, Fonda San Miguel is very gluten-free friendly.

Stop by Central Market’s blog every Friday for their “Gluten-Free Friday” feature of the week. This week it is Amy’s dairy free frozen pizza.

If you noticed something different, I do have new blog logo! The logo will be much larger on my new site, which will launch in the beginning of 2011. There are also two new buttons up for grabs, an ATX Gluten-Free button and a Gluten-Free Pizza Fest button. Feel free to place them on your blog, and stay tuned for more Gluten-Free Pizza Fest details coming soon…

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. December 17, 2010 10:00 am

    Very efficiently written information. It will be valuable to anybody who usess it, including me. Keep doing what you are doing – for sure i will check out more posts.

  2. December 18, 2010 7:21 am

    I spent couple of minutes at your blog and i am very impressed, very good quality content

  3. December 20, 2010 5:57 am

    Great news round up and thanks for the link to my review!

  4. Cara permalink
    December 28, 2010 9:17 pm

    OOPS! Fixed a typo of double negatives.

    FYI: I don’t think Urban an American Grill in the Domain is gluten-free-friendly. The bartender told me that I could eat everything on the app menu except the typical wheat-based foods. So I did. Then I was told 30 minutes later that he was wrong, and almost nothing on the menu is gluten-free anymore. Ugh.

    • ATXglutenfree permalink*
      January 3, 2011 3:56 pm

      Hi Cara- thanks for letting me know. I spoke with the manager and there are a few gluten-free options we can still eat there. I should have the list soon!

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