Gluten Free Germany

Last month, our family of four had the privilege of enjoying 8 days in Europe -- 3 nights in Munich, 3 nights in Prague, and 2 nights in Berlin. In this post, I'll detail our gluten free dining experiences in Munich and Berlin. (I'll cover Prague in a separate post.) As I planned the trip, I followed my usual protocol for choosing restaurants. I started by doing a fair amount of research online – looking at websites, apps, and blogs covering "gluten free Munich" and "gluten free Berlin." As always -- especially when traveling to a foreign country where English is not the official language -- I distilled the recommendations down to the restaurants that sounded safest. Ideally, it’s great to find a 100% gluten free establishment, especially when you don’t know the language and therefore may have a hard time asking questions and explaining the nuances of cross contamination. In this case, I did also come across reviews of places that weren’t dedicated gluten free but seemed to be very well-versed on how to keep Celiacs safe. The next step was to look at the menus online to see which would appeal most to our family, in terms of... Read more →