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Dining Out Gluten Free: China Too delivers but watch the dusted meat! June 19, 2010

Posted by Melonie Gallegos in Dining Out.

You’d think ordering Chinese food would be easy. Rice, vegetables, meat, simple right? Not so much, there are several ingredients in the sauce that are tough to navigate. Especially in Chin-glish over the phone. While Chin-glish wasn’t the challenge ordering from China Too who delivers within the downtown San Diego area the fact that all, I mean all even the scallops, meat is pre-dusted in wheat flour is. I was grateful there was someone helpful on the other line. Here’s the safe list it’s small but hey they deliver:

-Vegetable and tofu dishes in oyster sauce

-Vegetable soup

Specify no flour, food starch (corn starch is fine), or soy sauce. I also exclude MSG. It’s unconfirmed whether or not MSG is gluten free but it causes sensitivity for many people and there is a lot of research showing it’s just no good for you.

China Too Regular Menu: http://m.allmenus.com/ca/san-diego/244232-china-too/menu/



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