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Tupelo Honey Review- Asheville, North Carolina Gluten Free Restaurant Gems

On our last day in Asheville, NC we had the opportunity to get dinner on our own. A couple of the graduate students had definitely done their research and also looked up to make sure their choice had a gluten free menu… I am so blessed!! 🙂

Tupelo Honey was the restaurant of choice. There are two locations in Asheville.  We went to the one on the Southside of town. It was super cute inside and very homey feeling. The first thing that was brought to the table was… you guessed it… HONEY and biscuits.

I grew up eating biscuits or my Mom’s amazing homemade dinner rolls with honey. I was addicted, but once I became gluten intolerant the addiction sadly came to an end! When we placed our orders, I definitely placed mine off of their extensive gluten free menu. I ordered a chicken sandwich… mainly because I wanted to have gluten free bread after being deprived for a while. Our server asked if I would like gluten free bread instead of the biscuits the others were chowing down on… WOW this place had a great understanding of gluten free and I had full confidence in my dinner.

As you can can see there is a sheen of honey on that first bite… YUMMYYYYY I was so very happy!  I highly suggest this restaurant if you are near the Biltmore. It is not far at all and it is very very good. The other’s review on the main menu was fantastic also. Many others got grits and some fried food and fried okra. What a great way to end a wonderful trip!

Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant San Antonio

This past Saturday we went to San Antonio to pick up our couch… you might remember reading about it here.  Aaron knows that my favorite restaurant is Maggiano’s and he also knew there was one in San Antonio. 🙂 Yes sireee he took me to my favorite restaurant with gluten free pasta 🙂 🙂

I ordered the gluten free pasta with meat sauce. The last time I ate at a Maggiano’s (it is a chain) they asked if I preferred corn or rice pasta.  I ordered corn pasta. This time the only option was rice. I have to admit, the corn is a LOT better than the rice. Especially as leftovers. The rice was a lot more dry, which is Aaron’s main complaint about rice pasta versus regular pasta.

Check out those guns while I displayed my meal 😉

Aaron ordered a gluten filled meal, of course. He LOVED the bread and oil with herbs and ordered a salad that had bacon as well as avocado on it and a light dressing. It was actually gluten free, but I am not a huge salad lover so I let him enjoy it without having to share.

 He ordered a pasta stuffed with crab and shrimp with lots of alfredo sauce. It was topped with peppers also. We both had soooo much food that we took the leftovers back with us to Aaron’s parents where we had worked sheep earlier. Unfortunately, Aaron was in a HUGE hurry to get back to Lubbock to unload all of the sheep that he didn’t even give me time to run in and get the leftovers…  😦 😦

Restaurant Review: Rockfish Grill

Last night after registering at Bed Bath and Beyond we headed next door to the Rockfish Grill.

Some of our friends had told us how good it was and that it had a gluten free menu, so we were sold!

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I was so happy Aaron wanted to try a new place and one that had a menu just for ME… Ok ok not just for me but for gluten intolerant peeps!

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As you can tell from the pics the lights were low! The place was packed but we only had to wait about 5 minutes to be seated but about 20 minutes for our food… We took a while to order so it was probably our fault. I couldn’t decide what I wanted and we have been spoiled with seafood at the Millers recently between fish tacos made from the Alaskan fish they caught on their fishing excursion to shrimp and crab!!

I ended up ordering the Shrimp Martini. It was featured as a starter but I made it my meal. It came with celery instead of chips to make it gluten free.

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Aaron ordered the soup and salad since they had clam chowder and the boy just loves chowder- I need to learn how to make it! Sorry I didn’t get a pic of his before he wolfed it down! He said it was delicious. We both decided we would come back, it was a nice atmosphere and good meal!

Got a quick 4 miles in this morning and
now I am off to board my plane finally for Fresno with my compression socks on! Happy Valentines Day everyone!