If a sign reads "gluten-free," it's safe to assume that someone is either selling gluten for zero nickels or celebrating the delayed emancipation of the lone citizen in the land of Glute. Viva la evolution of eating with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of fresh, homemade eats and gluten-free options at Lincolnshire Gourmet in Highland Park.
Lincolnshire Gourmet offers proper pairings of healthy, fresh fare and lively musical entertainment within a cozy, welcoming storefront. Lunch and dinner options include gluten-free chorizo meatballs dunked in a jalapeño-lime sauce ($7), po' boy sandwiches gripping shrimp, veggies, and spicy mayo ($18), and entrees starring the restaurant's worst-kept secret, the NoOodle. With zero net carbs, zero gluten, zero soy, zero fat, and zero calories, the all-natural NoOodle boasts oodles of benefits and makes a fitting bed for entangled edibles such as grilled salmon with sautéed spinach, garlic, avocado relish, and olive oil ($20), and ultralite primavera mingling with spinach, red peps, yellow squash, and carrots in a creamy garlic sauce ($11). To accommodate youthful appetites, the chefs also offer finger-friendly items such as grilled cheese paired with fresh fruit ($5), paper-thin, whole-wheat cheese pizzas for two ($6), and napkins. Reservations are not required, but they are recommended.
- Live music, outdoor seating with fireplaces, free salsa dancing lessons and lots of special parties make this a place to check out in the northern suburbs. – Metromix
- The atmosphere was very charming and welcoming. The lady who waited on us was enthusiastic and fun and was quick to offer suggestions or explain the different menu options. – PowDeb, TripAdvisor