A Chicago Treasure

Okay, friends. I had to take a brief moment away from New Orleans postings to tell you about an awesome little something you might be missing out on in the city. Now, for local Chicagoland-ers, we know the North side of the city to be quite the happening place to be. Restaurants, bars, music spots,…

Day 2: Muriel’s and More

Sigh. I reserved our dinner on the second day for a second post. We actually made a mistake on this day–we went to Muriel’s for dinner on the same day as The Commander’s Palace lunch. We just didn’t think about what it would be like to have both of these restaurants on the same day….

Day 2: Be Our Guest

The Garden District of New Orleans proved to be a pretty awesome place—starting with the food, of course. If you ask what the top restaurant in the city is, people will mention Brennan’s, The Court of Two Sisters, Antoine’s…but when judging by longevity, The Commander’s Palace is the traditional choice. There are many, but you…

New Orleans: Day 1

The first day we got in, we found our way to the hotel in the French Quarter, Place d’Armes. I loved the location—right in Jackson Square, down the block from Cafe du Monde, a couple of blocks from Bourbon Street. The oldest settled location of the city, just my cup of tea. Easy access to…

Gluten-Free…in New Orleans?

Okay, friends. Here is the big trip. We were deciding between Disney World, New York, and San Francisco–all of which are more outwardly gluten-free friendly than New Orleans. It is a place of fried things and roux-based cooking…a place that the gluten-intolerant  have been fearful of by-and-large over the years. We decided to visit because…

Here We Are

Ahh, and here is the first post. Thank you so much for joining me on this fantastic journey. In a world where we were never meant to have celiac disease, this is a beautiful style to show the ways in which we can not only work around it, but let it be a part of…