For those diagnosed with celiac disease — where gluten proteins found in ingredients like wheat trigger a damaging immune response — cooking at home can sometimes seem safer than dining out. The same goes for people who are gluten intolerant or choose to avoid the ingredient for other health reasons. No matter which category, individuals need not struggle to find a wonderful gluten-free menu in Los Angeles. They’re about as prominent as one would expect, and these days, restaurants do far more than gluten-free baked goods. From handmade pasta at a San Fernando Valley restaurant to an abundance of gluten-free fried chicken, here is a guide to some of LA’s best gluten-free eating.
NOTE: This map doesn’t indicate whether restaurants use separate facilities/tools for gluten-free dishes; diners should inquire with individual restaurants for specific dietary concerns.Read More