Fast Food Restaurants:
There are several g-f items here, but you have to order carefully. Most of the new salads have
gluten in one form or another, but the Caesar Salad is safe. The grilled chicken is also g-f,
but is cut on the same cutting board as the breaded chicken, almost guaranteeing cross-contamination.
So when ordering the Caesar Salad with grilled chicken, be sure to ask that it not be cut, but
laid directly on the lettuce. They have four Newman's salad dressings (Caesar, Cobb, Low Fat
Balsamic, and Ranch), all of which are safe. Most of their hamburgers can be ordered without the
bun and are then gluten-free, even the grilled chicken sandwich. Their French fries, yogurt, and
sundaes (both hot fudge and strawberry) are safe. And for breakfast, the scrambled eggs, Canadian
bacon, sausage, ham, cheese, and hash browns are all g-f. Most of the beverages are safe including
shakes (vanilla, choc, and strawberry), coffee, hot chocolate, orange juice, milk, and soft drinks.
All the meat including chicken and beef contain gluten. However their corn shells, refried beans,
cheese, rice, and red sauce are safe. So you can order a crispy taco and have them substitute
beans for the meat (they may charge for this). Some also have a tostado, which you can order
without the meat.
The chicken, both on sandwiches and in the salads, contain gluten. However their hamburger meat is
fine, as are the chili, the French fries, baked potatoes, and Frosty's. A Taco Salad is safe
(but not the salsa).
Any sandwich at Subway can be ordered as a salad. The turkey, tuna fish, bacon, roast beef, cold cut trio meats, and ham
are gf. The chicken strips (plain) and the chicken salads are fine, but the chicken patties, and the teriaki chicken
are not. All of the veggies and cheeses are fine as are all of the salad dressings (if you can tolerate vinegar) except the
Akins Honey Mustard (the Subway Honey Mustard is gf). However because they are prepared buffet style, it is very easy to get bread
crumbs in the salad. If you explain to them, they may go to the cooler and make the salad there
(but occasionally they are too busy). If you happen to be in Lebanon, we highly recommend the
Subway there. The manager (Susanne) understands the problems and is always happy to prepare the
salad in the back, being very careful to prevent any cross contamination.
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