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Old 05-04-2017, 10:10 AM
 
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Which cities offer most gluten free options?
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Old 05-04-2017, 10:35 AM
 
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Any more progressive big city though I would think places like NYC, SF, LA, Seattle and Portland are more concentrated.
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:02 AM
 
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It's interesting, that some people want to be gluten-free, when it's not necessary. Not addressing you, boney89, as I don't know your circumstances, but I've worked in the health field, and eating gluten-free has become somewhat of a "fad." There have been many studies done, and for the most part, there are no health benefits for those who choose to eat this way, as opposed to those that should eat this way. Here's an interesting article...one of many, many that can be found on the Internet.

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Old 05-04-2017, 11:04 AM
 
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Perhaps college town with a "progressive" vibe as well. Think Ann Arbor, Ithaca, Berkeley, Northampton, etc.
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:11 AM
 
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Perhaps college town with a "progressive" vibe as well. Think Ann Arbor, Ithaca, Berkeley, Northampton, etc.
Gluten free eating isn't for the "progressive", it's necessary for some to eat that way for medical reasons. Otherwise, it makes no sense. This kind of goes along with the "fad" comment I posted previously. People wrongly assume it's healthy to eat this way....it is, but only if you need to.
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:36 AM
 
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Gluten free eating isn't for the "progressive", it's necessary for some to eat that way for medical reasons.
Regardless of that good luck in many smaller cities when dining out in varying restaurants. The point being the more progressive cities seem to be much more aware of offering more options and accommodating more readily.
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:47 AM
 
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Regardless of that good luck in many smaller cities when dining out in varying restaurants. The point being the more progressive cities seem to be much more aware of offering more options and accommodating more readily.
I've been to many, many smaller cities, who offer gluten-free dining. Obviously, any larger city would have more to offer, but that goes without saying. Just because a city doesn't have the label of "progressive", doesn't mean it won't have this option.
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Old 05-04-2017, 12:26 PM
 
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I was (really still am) a cynic about the gluten-free fad among the general public, but I do have friends and neighbors who attest to the benefits, and who wouldn't exaggerate.

I agree with this article on the issue, basically that modern wheat is "'mutant seeds, grown in synthetic soil, bathed in chemicals. They're deconstructed, pulverized to fine dust, bleached and chemically treated to create a barren industrial filler that no other creature on the planet will eat. And we wonder why it might be making us sick?' If all this alarms you, the simple and obvious prescription is 'don’t eat wheat'. Hence the gluten-free craze. But, for most of us, there is an alternative solution: don’t eat industrial flour made with modern wheat." Given modern wheat's prevalence, it's going to affect a noticeable percentage of those sensitive.

But to strictly answer the OP, according to this site, these American cities make the top ten in the world for travelers: #7, Denver; #5, Austin; #4, NYC; #1, Portland.
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Old 05-04-2017, 01:01 PM
 
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I don't know if it's the best, but Philadelphia has lots of options. My roommate has to eat gluten free because of medical reasons (who in their right mind would do it voluntarily is beyond me), and there are always lots of options. The Indian and Thai restaurants seem to be the best bet.
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Old 05-04-2017, 02:55 PM
 
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Any major city/major metro region, especially areas with lots of transplants.
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