Saturday, February 19, 2011

GLUTEN-FREE VEGETARIAN LUNCH FROM MAOZ

About a year ago I emailed Maoz to find out if they were gluten-free. (I'd been looking at their online menu and was glad to see so many vegetarian foods.) I received an email telling me that, sadly, they were not gluten-free. Months later I received another email announcing that they now served gluten-free options. I was shocked to realize that someone had actually kept my email, and delighted at the news. It took almost a year since that note, last week, in fact, to finally make my way to Maoz. The one I visited was on 39th & 7th, near Times Square.
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This miniscule takeout restaurant is efficiently run to handle the huge crowds which line up outside their door. The manager is aware of gluten-free issues and if you tell him you're gluten-free, he'll point out which items on the menu are right for you. I had the falafel salad bowl for which the choice of salads and dressings is large and delicious. For ten dollars including tax I also had a 16oz lemonade. Perfect healthy lunch.

4 comments:

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G.F.Veg said...

thanks--they make great falafel!

Ellen (Gluten Free Diva) said...

Hi! Remember me? Ellen, the Gluten Free Diva. I'm in NYC visiting my daughter and we are going to Maoz. Found your review and now feel even more certain that it will be safe. Hope you're well!!!

G.F.Veg said...

Ellen!! oh wow i didnt see this till today--wondering if you're still here. note: best pizza: Pala!