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Gluten Free In...Illinois - Chicago

December 20, 2017

 

 

Although the size of Chicago feels like a different universe from Milwaukee, they are only about a 90 minute train ride away.  I head to Chicago at least a few times a year, often for conferences.  Since I'm usually in the same area for the conferences, the restaurants tend to be tightly packed in a small area, but there are TONS of great options in Chicago!

 

My big annual trade show is at the Merchandise Mart.  There are surprisingly TONS of gluten free options within the Mart!

Carb Free Cafe - in the Merchandise Mart (6/13/16)

222 Merchandise Mart Plz, Chicago, Illinois 60654

 

An interesting concept for a cafe.  They offer gluten free and low carb options.  For the gluten free, they even have certified gf buns. The only non-gf item are tortilla wraps, which are low carb. The bread was really good, like so good I seriously questioned if it was gf.  Personally, although I post about restaurants, we actually cook most of our food at home and I tend to eat few grains, so the bread felt really heavy to me.  But it was delicious! 

 

French Market

131 North Clinton (Between Washington and Randolph), Chicago, Illinois

 

The French Market is in a train station, I think I entered in the wrong door and then had trouble getting oriented and finding the entrance.  But the link I shared shows a google map that is helpful.  Anyway, there are something like 30 vendors, and quite a few had gluten free options.  I saw/ate at the following:

 

 

 

 

Flip Crepes - in the French Market  (6/13/17)

131 N Clinton St #12, Chicago, IL 60661

 

They offer tons of gluten free options including bagel sandwiches, crepes, salads, pitas and breakfast bowls.  A celiac friend of mine tried both the savory and sweet crepes and I had a sausage, egg and cheese bagel on a separate day.  I went here two days in a row because the food was good and I had lots of options.

 


Raw - in the French Market 

 

131 N Clinton St #7, Chicago, IL 60661

 

Raw and vegan food, with some of the options gluten free as well.

 

 

 

Delightful Pastries - in the French Market 

131 N Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661

 

Pastry shop with a small location in the French Market.  Offers some gluten free pastries as well as sandwiches with gluten free bread.

 

 

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