Posts Tagged ‘gluten-free’

Gluten-Free Fast-Casual Restaurant, The Little Beet, Opens Today

Cold-pressed juices! Nori wraps! Avocado toast!

Rise Bakery Bringing Gluten-Free Baked Goods to Adams Morgan

D.C.'s first completely gluten-free bakery and cafe is coming to Adams Morgan early this summer. Rise Bakery comes from Michael Koritko, who was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2005 and lamented the lack of gluten-free bakeries in the area. "I always saw myself doing something that would help other people. I kind of thought it […]

Pizzeria Paradiso Debuts Gluten-Free Pies on Feb. 15

This week's Young & Hungry column explores D.C.'s burgeoning gluten-free pizza scene and how even many of the city's upper-crust (ahem!) pizzerias are now offering non-traditional wheatless pies. Perhaps the latest joiner is the venerable Pizzeria Paradiso, which has been experimenting for months with a new homemade crust made from brown rice, sorghum, and buckwheat […]

Break Out The Granola: A Look Inside the Food Tent at Occupy DC

"Food Not Bombs," the sign says inside the free food tent at Freedom Plaza during the recent Occupy D.C. protests. Here, a filmmaker interviews one of the volunteers. What are the demonstrators eating? Pretty much what you'd expect. "We keep it pretty much vegetarian—vegan, if we can," the guy says. One item featured in the […]

Free Gluten-Free Sandwiches! Get Yours at the Sâuçá Truck

D.C.’s Sâuçá food truck is partnering with manufacturer Glutino to offer free gluten-free sandwiches today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Farragut Square, located at the corner of K and 17th Streets NW. One original sandwich recipe available during the promotion comes courtesy of celebrated chef Todd Gray of Equinox and Watershed restaurants. Logo […]

Free Pizza! Gluten-Free Guinea Pigs Needed To Taste-Test New Dough In Old Town

Pizzeria Paradiso in Old Town is taste-testing a new gluten-free dough tonight and asking area eaters to participate. The pizza is free. Results my vary. "All we ask is your opinion," according to the restaurant's Twitter feed. Email for more, um, info. Photo by

Celiac to the Ceiling: 2,000 Pounds of Cake, Not An Ounce of Wheat

Wheat-adverse baker Jules Shepard and activists with the celiac-advocacy group "1 in 133" constructed an 11-foot-2-inch tall, roughly 2,000-pound gluten-free cake, purportedly the world's largest, in the lobby of the Embassy Suites at Mt. Vernon Square this week. The big baking stunt was an attempt to draw attention to the federal government's four-year-long delay in […]

Food News You Can Use: Genetically Modified Fish and Bonbon Jovi Truffles

A bit of Havana is coming to Penn Quarter this Friday as Cuba Libre opens. (Thrillist) Living without bread may not suck after all. How to live gluten-free in D.C. (WeLoveDC) Now that fall is here, Alejandra Owens discusses the art of buying figs. (Borderstan) Living on a prayer? Well, don't. Try living on these […]