Even those with a gluten allergy don’t have to feel like their missing out on all the tastiness. Here are six Phoenix eateries that dish up mmm-inducing gluten-free menus.
Best of Our Valley winner: Indulge Burgers and More in Scottsdale knows that even gluten-free diners want to indulge from time to time, too. The gluten-free menu at this casual eatery include the Montana dog, grilled pesto veggie sandwich, veggie burger, Indulge Kobe beef burger and more tasty eats. www.indulgeburgers.com.
Gluten-free diners–in addition to anyone seeking a healthy meal–turn to Phoenix or Scottsdale’s True Food Kitchen (pictured) for a delicious, hearty menu (with great alcohol-free cocktails, to boot). On the gluten-free lineup: strawberry chopped salad, panang curry, turkey lasagna, pan-seared sea bass and so much more. www.foxrc.com.
Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill offers an extensive menu for gluten-free diners that features such tempting eats as wild mushroom enchiladas, grilled fish salad, New York strip steak, roasted veggie tacos and more more. www.ztejas.com.
With a super-duper easy-to-use allergen charge, Pita Jungle shows those with allergies (including eggs, milk, shellfish, nuts and more) exactly which dishes they can order up. The falafel platter, dolmades and Caribbean salad, to name a few, should be safe–and scrumptious–for most diners. www.pitajungle.com.
For guests at Luci’s Healthy Marketplace in Phoenix, it is super-easy to order a breakfast or lunch that is gluten-free. Gluten-free bread and vegan cheeses can be substituted into Luci’s long lineup of sandwiches, wraps, melts, burgers, breakfast entrees and more. Kiddos with gluten allergies don’t have to feel left out either, as Luci’s dishes up divine gluten-free flapjacks on its kid’s menu. http://www.lucishealthymarketplace.com/.
Phoenix’s family-owned (brought to us by a mother and daughter duo) award-winning Pomegranate Cafe proves that healthful food doesn’t have to be boring food. Gluten-free diners can dig into a number of dishes, including the Raw Super Green Kale Salad, veggie-stuffed Rainbow Roll, Tacos Vivos and much more. Pomegranate Cafe also dishes up a number of vegan eats. www.pomegranatecafe.com.