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Welcome to October. Our e-News this month features a reminder about the upcoming Melbourne Gluten Free Expo this coming weekend. Plus you can find information on GF pasta, delicious Christmas puddings, convenient frozen meals, plus get in early for some quality GF Christmas shopping. There's also some fantastic restaurants featured, and don't forget to look at the 'Latest Additions' section! We love to showcase businesses who cater well for gluten free customers, and you're always welcome to send recommendations to

BiAglut - Italy's Leading Gluten Free Pasta Brand

BiAglut, Italy's leading gluten-free pasta brand, uses traditional artisan methods to make their new Bronzo range. Premium refined-husk rice flour is pressed through solid bronze dies to make the different shapes and give the pasta a rustic appearance and rough texture. The result is a delicious, wholesome pasta that easily binds to sauces and flavours. Serve with tomato-based sauces, pesto, or seafood. For more information and stockists call (03) 9389 7000. Available online from View the BiAglut feature page here.

Latest Additions - See Who's New on
Gluten Free Eating Directory

Flame N Chooks Lebanese Cafe - Dural, NSW
Vicolo Cafe and Risotto Bar - Moonee Ponds, Vic
Heavenly Plate Cafe - Applecross, WA
Miriamís Restaurant - Lakes Entrance, Vic
Hungry Hen - Kilburn, SA
Petite Belle - Newcastle, NSW

Kluska Restaurant - Dandenong, Vic

Peppercorn Cafe - Mordialloc, Vic
Carlton Curry House - Carlton, Vic
Breakout Brasserie Cafe - Cowra, NSW
Westgarth Fish and Chips - Northcote, Vic
Cutheringa Bistro - Townsville, Qld
No Worries Curries (Manufacturer)
My Gluten-Free Gourmet Kitchen (Recipe Book)
Lifelong Superfoods (Manufacturer)

Melbourne Gluten Free Expo - An Event Not To Be Missed!

Come along to the biggest Gluten Free Expo in the Southern Hemisphere.
When: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October 2014.
Where: Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf.
Time: Doors open at 9.30am.
Purchase tickets online or at the venue.
Hundreds of gluten free products to discover, taste and buy.
World renowned guest speakers including Dr Sue Shepherd and
Dr Jason Tye-Din
. GF cooking demonstrations with Coles Masterchef contestants.
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Kluska Restaurant - Traditional Polish Food And 90% Of The Menu Is Gluten Free!
161 Foster St, Dandenong, Vic. Ph: (03) 9793 2154

Featured on Food Safari and 3AW, this traditional Polish restaurant is a truly unique experience for Melbourne diners. Around 90% of the menu is gluten free, including dumplings! The owner/chef is passionate about her cooking and careful with correct food preparation. Speak to staff about your gluten free needs when placing your order. Set in a delightful period house in Dandenong, the food is very reasonably priced. View the Kluska Restaurant feature page here.

Itha's Puddings - Delicious Gluten Free Traditional Christmas Puddings

Itha's Gluten Free Traditional Puddings are based on the Traditional Pudding, which CHOICE Magazine ranked the highest in its review of Best Puddings in Australia (December 2012). Many of Itha's gluten free customers purchase a large GF pudding online... enough to feed all the family at Christmas as the taste is so delicious!

We also have other GF treats, Triple Chocolate Pudding and Hobart's Fine Food Gold Medal dessert sauces in six gourmet varieties, including Brandy Butterscotch and Vanilla Bean Custard. View the Itha's Puddings feature page here.

Gourmet Meals - Healthy Frozen Gluten Free Meals!

Are you looking for a healthy, easy, gluten free meal that tastes like a home-made meal? Try one of Gourmet Meals' nutritionally balanced, frozen meals today. Gourmet Meals will be exhibiting and selling meals at the Gluten Free Expo on 11th and 12th October at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. For enquiries regarding stores that stock Gourmet Meals in Melbourne and surrounds, contact Chris Dean on 0425 877 315 or for home delivery contact Gary Allen on 0400 277 938.  View the Gourmet Meals feature page here.

Sunnybrook Health Store - Your Gluten Free Christmas Shop!
553A North Rd, Ormond, Vic. Ph: (03) 9578 6400

Catering an allergy friendly Christmas is easy and fun at Sunnybrook! This year we will have allergy friendly advent calendars, make-your-own gluten free gingerbread house kits, panettone, panforte, Christmas themed chocolate and confectionery and much more! We will also have everything you need to make Christmas puddings and cakes. Check our website and facebook page for all Christmas related updates. And remember, we ship Australia & worldwide Ė just like Santa! View the Sunnybrook feature page here.

The Way To San Jose - Gluten Free Pizza And Pasta In Abundance!
135 McKinnon Rd, McKinnon, Vic. Ph: (03) 9578 6550

The owner has coeliac disease so gluten free customers are well looked after here, and gluten free dishes are clearly marked on the menu.

With a full range of pizzas, pasta and pasta sauces, other mains and desserts, you'll have the delightful problem of deciding what to order! Amidst a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, enjoy a delicious meal out with family and friends. Perfect for special occasions, phone ahead to arrange a booking. View The Way To San Jose feature page here.

Mediterraneo Charcoal Restaurant - Where Almost Everything Is Gluten Free!
116 Bridport St, Albert Park, Vic. Ph: (03) 9690 5155

Taste the difference at Mediterraneo. Succulent grass-fed aged beef, freshly caught fish & seafood and seasonal vevetables, all grilled to perfection using authentic Mallee Root Charcoal. Guaranteed gluten free. Delicious natural flavours.

Most menu items at Mediterraneo are gluten free including all entrees, all main courses, all side dishes and half of the dessert items. Gluten free bread is also available. Mediterraneo's extensive wine list has won One Glass Award in the Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine Wine List of the Year Awards every year from 2009 to 2013. View the Mediterraneo feature page here.

Vicolo Cafe and Risotto Bar - Sumptuous Gluten Free Dining!
28-30 Young St, Moonee Ponds, Vic. Ph: (03) 9372 9500

Situated in Moonee Ponds, Vicolo serves home-made Gluten Free meals. Opened in 2004, Vicolo is Melbourne's first Risotto Bar, celebrating 10 years of delicious gluten free risotto! With 20 to choose from, plus pasta, meat and fish dishes, house-made GF bread and our sumptuous dessert range. We pride ourselves on freshness, quality and excellent service. Bookings for private functions welcome on Sundays for that special occasion. Trading hours are Tues-Fri lunch from 12 midday, and Tues-Sat from 6pm. View the Vicolo feature page here.

Until next month, happy gluten free eating!

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