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Best Gluten-Free Menu

Sassy Spoon

For celiac disease sufferers, a typical restaurant menu is a gluten minefield — crusty wheat bread, flour-thickened soups, pasta, and gut-gouging beer. Blessed are eateries with clearly marked gluten-free offerings, but Sassy Spoon has leveled up by eliminating any risk of cross-contamination. No intestine-offending wheat, rye, barley, or triticale proteins shall be on the premises! Formerly just a pink food truck, Sassy Spoon now has a brick-and-mortar location east of Lake Nokomis, where they use locally sourced ingredients and unrefined oils for lively fare that the gluten-prone can savor right next to their celiac companions. In addition to rotating specials, count on the mashed yuca and tapioca flatbread pizza crust as a flavorful vehicle for an array of organic toppings, or spaghetti squash to fill out the hearty bolognese. Sip a Burning Brothers Pyro, and save room for that molten chocolate cupcake.

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