What a concept!
I firmly believe that the only safe place to "eat out" is a totally gluten-free restaurant, of which there are zero in or near Memphis. But there are tricks to eating out that could work. You have to consider:
- Do you trust the cooks or chefs to prepare your food without accidentally - OOPS! - dropping a couple of crumbs in your food? Look around the restaurant. Are the utensils and surroundings clean? Think about it.
- Do you trust that the foods that are offered to you as gluten-free are actually just that? I have been to too many restaurants where the hostess/host and server have no idea what gluten-free means. Sometimes I even wonder if the manager has a clue. I would not eat in a restaurant that I can't trust.
- Do you trust the server who tells you that fryers are dedicated for gluten-free foods? Read on ...
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