I Ate Here: Raglan Road, Downtown Disney, Orlando, FL

Gluten-Free onion rings at Raglan Road | In Johnna's Kitchen

If you aren’t gluten-free, having fish and chips or onion rings while dining out probably seems pretty run of the mill, typical, not a stretch to obtain.  For those of us who are gluten-free (especially for those of us for whom this is medically necessitated), having these foods out is a rarity. Enter Raglan Road. … 

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I Ate Here: Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Factory, Port Orleans French Quarter Walt Disney World

beignets outside at sassagoula

This post shall serve as my Disney redemption tale.  It really doesn’t take much to make this girl happy, just a gluten-free donut.  Or beignet, as it was in this case. I have written a total of two less-than-positive blog posts about dining experiences.  One was about a visit to Walt Disney World.  I traveled… 

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I Ate Here: Pizza Bella. Overland Park, KS & Kansas City, MO


We make pizza in our house the way many folks make sandwiches.  I keep several socca pizza crusts in the freezer and we dress them up with just about anything.  I love thinking beyond cheese and pepperoni when it comes to pizza.  And so does Pizza Bella! I want to share a little about one… 

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I Ate Here: canihaveabite, Kansas City, MO (gluten-free, dairy-free, veg)

canihaveabite mediterranean lunch gluten-free

My friends, readers and cooking class students often say to me, “I wish I could just hire you to come cook for me.”  I’m always quick to say to them, “I want to teach you how to cook, so you don’t need me to come cook for you.”  But the truth is, not everyone enjoys… 

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I Ate Here: Mud Street Cafe, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Mud Street Cafe | In Johnna's Kitchen

In addition to using the internet to choose a restaurant when traveling, I often ask for recommendations from locals and when dining at other restaurants in the area.  That’s how we landed at Mud Street Cafe in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  Every single time I asked for a breakfast recommendation on our visit to Eureka Springs,… 

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I Ate Here: New World Cafe, Des Moines, Iowa

New World Cafe Mexican Bowl

New World Cafe is a tasty surprise in the middle of meat and corn country. Even as a life-long Midwesterner who has had amazing vegan meals all over this part of the country, finding a vegan gem in Iowa surprised me. Discovering that they make nearly all of their dishes gluten-free?   Almost unbelievable! Well, until… 

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