While nothing can replace taking some time to prepare and research your eating options and strategies, thankfully there are companies who have done much of the legwork for the gluten-free traveler and offer educational products, tools, and services that can make traveling and dining more efficient, safe, and enjoyable.
Another passport you’ll need:
Gluten-free Passport provides educational books and pocket guides for the gluten-free diner and traveler with its award-winning series:
Let’s Eat Out! The book covers different cuisines and can be useful wherever you travel. Plus, they offer Multi-Lingual Phrase Passports with French, German, Italian, and Spanish translations that provide easy reference for the questions you need, plus helpful word translations and phrases. To learn more visit www.gluten-freepassport.com.
Where can you eat?
Triumph Dining offers The Essential Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide, which outlines hundreds of restaurants throughout the United States that either offer gluten-free menus, have an abundance of gluten-free options on the menu, or have staff that are willing and able to accommodate the gluten-free diner. The company also offers Dining Cards in different cuisines that not only help define what you need to avoid at restaurants but can be useful for giving chefs more information to help serve you best. To learn more visit www.triumphdining.com.
Founded by a husband and wife team, Bob and Ruth’s Gluten-Free Dining & Travel Club provides workshops on gluten-free dining and travel in connection with celiac community support groups across the country. They also organize full-scale international trips and mini-getaways throughout the United States and handle all logistics for the group; you simply can relax and enjoy. To learn more visit www.bobandruths.com.