Category Archives: Gluten-free

California Grill lounge

We absolutely love the California Grill at the Contemporary Resort, but didn’t have the foresight to make a reservation there for a recent trip. Never fear! They have a lounge! The California Grill Lounge opens daily at 4:30pm. Seating is first … Continue reading

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Gluten-free with Chef Mickey!

This was our first trip to Chef Mickey’s since Cale’s celiac disease diagnosis. I was delightfully surprised by their attention to gluten-free details. First of all, we were given a pamphlet specifying which brunch buffet items were safe for which … Continue reading

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Beaches & Cream

As many of you already know, my son has celiac disease and cannot eat gluten. Walt Disney World is top-notch at accommodating special dietary needs such as his. I’d heard that Beaches & Cream Soda Shop was just as wonderful … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Mickey waffles rule!

A couple of mornings during our stay at All-Star Music, I walked over to the Intermission Food Court and brought back gluten-free Mickey waffles for the fam. This was perfect; they could keep getting ready, and I could make sure … Continue reading

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Our favorite Disney restaurants: California Grill

California Grill, located at the top of the Contemporary Resort, is a beautiful restaurant. They also happen to have a wonderful celiac- and food-allergy-friendly menu. We loved our first visit to this special place. Here are the highlights: This is … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Disney Restaurants: ‘Ohana

We’d never been to ‘Ohana, located at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, before this last trip. Although their dinner gets rave reviews, we decided to do a character breakfast. Promptly at 180 days pre-trip, I booked the latest available breakfast seating … Continue reading

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Gluten-free at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

This year’s Flower & Garden Festival features quite a few gluten-free options at the “outdoor kitchen” food kiosks. They are clearly marked in the festival’s “Garden Passport.” Pick up a free passport and head to the kiosks for some gluten-free … Continue reading

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Cruising Disney: gluten-free dining with ease

When it comes to eating gluten-free, Disney Cruise Line is just as amazing as Walt Disney World. As a general rule, we felt safest taking our celiac son to the onboard table service restaurants, but you can find a good, … Continue reading

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Cruising Disney: rotational dining with a gluten-free twist

I’ve heard that Disney Cruise Line invented the concept of “rotational dining.” I don’t know if this is true or not, but I’m glad they have it. This set-up gives you a chance to visit each of their lovely, well-themed … Continue reading

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Cruising gluten-free: setting things up pre-cruise

Walt Disney World is awesome for gluten-free dining, but I didn’t know what to expect from Disney Cruise Line. So I took to their website and ended up here: I clicked the “Email” link, which took me to a contact … Continue reading

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