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by 1376 · 1 minute ago

Hey all, I'm in NY this weekend for a wedding and I'm looking for some recs from the New Yorkers in our midst: restaurants and food carts in a reasonable price range where you can stay paleo? So no fancy steak houses, where can I eat in the 5-20$... (more)

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MattL 0 · June 22, 2012 at 8:17 PM

bareburger, multiple locations across the city

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by 788 · 4 minutes ago

Now that my original eating out place has failed me (All Pho restaurants adding MSG to their broth) I've been searching for another go to place where I can go. After some reading I found out about Mongolian BBQ. The concept sounds awesome. YOU... (more)

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MoneyB 0 · August 11, 2012 at 1:53 PM

A good Mongolian Restaurant should have a few staple sauces, but if they're REALLY good restaurants, the sauces will be WATER based and not oil based. The local hole in the wall Mongolian BBQ I go to has some of my favorite flavors in water bases,... (more)

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by 15 · 6 minutes ago

My in-laws are generously taking our entire family on a four day trip to Chicago. I KNOW I will be eating McDonalds at least once, but more likely twice to three times a day. It happens every time we travel with them. Yes, I know McDonalds is... (more)

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Jeda 0 · May 03, 2012 at 7:46 PM

Geez. Just get a McDouble and throw away the bun. Add a side salad with vinagrette dressing. Having McDonalds every once in a while isn't going to kill anyone. I think we all need to settle down a bit. I'm sure we unknowingly injest much worse... (more)

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by 788 · 7 minutes ago

I realize that I am almost asking the world but I wanted to put the question out there. Do you know of any cheap and healthy food you can order out? Healthy = Paleo/Primal approved (Conventional meat and veggies is fine) that would NOT count as a... (more)

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tdgor 0 · April 25, 2012 at 6:15 PM

My rule of thumb in general that with "cheap," "fast," and "good," you can usually pick any two out of three, but asking for all three is expecting too much. If I want "fast" food I'll run to the grocery store and pick up, say, sashimi. Although... (more)

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by 267 · 21 minutes ago

Wheat is typically listed on the bottle for most soy sauces, but there does seem to be some debate over whether the gluten actually remains after the fermentation process. Thoughts? is soy sauce an issue if one wants to stay gluten free? I know... (more)

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Moonablaze 0 · January 16, 2012 at 6:45 AM

I promise, regular soy sauce has gluten. I've felt the effects firsthand and it wasn't pretty. Wheat-free tamari is the way to go if you react strongly to gluten. I carry packets of the san-j variety in my purse just in case. it makes dining... (more)

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by 943 · 22 minutes ago

For those familiar with the area -- any good ones that have escaped me? Grass-fed burgers at Baltimore Burger Bar (Hampden, MD) Steakhouses (The Prime Rib, Morton's, etc.) Woodberry Kitchen All the sushi places Seafood joints (Black Olive, Kali's... (more)

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Laura_26 0 · May 27, 2012 at 11:24 PM

I wanted To add Meli in Fells pt as another great paleo option! They were super accommodating to our needs and we felt comfortable explaining what we didn't want to eat. My boyfriend and I had mixed green salads, no cheese w olive oil, and the... (more)

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by 2437 · 23 minutes ago

Im going to soon have to spend weeks on end in oklahoma for work. What are some good paleo food choices out there? Im guessing that I wont have access to a kitchen so it'll be eating out and grabbing items from a grocery store. Ive already... (more)

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Browneyedgirl 0 · January 04, 2012 at 12:27 AM

If you're in Tulsa there are a couple of paleo catering businesses that offer entrees for around $10. If you had a fridge and microwave, you could order a few a week. Other ideas... Salad bar/cafe at Whole Foods? Akins is a local store similar... (more)

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by 2171 · 24 minutes ago

I spend a good deal of my time travelling, often needing to fuel up on the road. While Paleo technically gives me the freedom to go for large parts of the standard British fry-up (full English, Ulster fry, whatever you'd like to call it...), I am... (more)

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andrew 0 · January 16, 2012 at 12:13 PM

If I am driving, don't have food with me (I usually do) and really get hungry, I go to a Little Chef. Grim, I know - but the eggs are free range, the bacon is OK, black pudding almost certainly has some oats in it and it will almost certainly have... (more)

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by 260 · 33 minutes ago

I'm traveling overseas for the first time (and potentially only time) - to paris - for the christmas holiday. I've been following the paleo lifestyle for about three months and am loving it. I have about 10lbs to lose to get to my ideal weight.... (more)

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Matt_Madeiro 0 · September 28, 2011 at 3:06 PM

A once in a lifetime trip to Paris? Eat. Eat well. There's no need to start your morning with six baguettes, but don't be afraid to enjoy the delicacies that you may never have the opportunity to eat again. There's nothing to regret. A 5 day... (more)

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by 871 · 35 minutes ago

Hello Everyone, I live in NYC and started working at a new restaurant, which I am not realizing after my first two (free staff) meals there, is definitely not the healthiest. It is a cuban style Tapas place, which has lots and lots of GREAT meat... (more)

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Ruth 0 · September 08, 2011 at 6:24 PM

Could it be that the meats are marinated in or topped with some gluten-containing sauce that's causing your stomach pains? Perhaps asking the cooks to keep your food free of the vegetable oils won't keep you free of discomfort if that's the case.... (more)

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by 11152 · 39 minutes ago

I know PH members come from all over the world, but I thought it might be helpful to have a topic listing the places one can get a Paleo-ish meal that doesn't break the bank. Plus if you dine out with friends and family you'll know places you can... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · August 11, 2011 at 4:11 PM

I dont eat out hardly at all. If I do its for sashimi and seaweed. Its hard to screw that up.

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by 788 · 39 minutes ago

It seems like if you avoid rice, chickpeas, bread and lentils, there might be some good options for eating out at Indian restaurants, especially if you eat some dairy. Am I out of my mind? Veg, fish, lamb, tandoori, cooked in ghee, etc. Are... (more)

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · April 19, 2012 at 11:38 AM

I think in almost any case, with rare exceptions, one should assume cooked dishes in a restaurant will contain any number of non-paleo or allergenic ingredients. Restaurant employees, even the best intentioned ones, are generally clueless about... (more)

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by 2977 · about 1 hour ago

I've figured out a few 'tricks' in The City (see below), but I'd love to find an affordable-but-nice restaurant or even cafe that has selections a paleo could enjoy. My wife is a "let's go out tonight!" addict. It seems like we're going somewhere... (more)

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gimmeMoreLiver 0 · May 11, 2011 at 6:15 AM

The Plant Cafe, a few Peruvian resaturants (meet and ceviches), Squat & Gobble and the Grove have good salads w/meat

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by 492 · about 1 hour ago

Since someone asked me this question in a previous post, I thought maybe more people might be interested in how someone who chronically eats out maintains a Paleo diet. Breakfast: I'm fortunate enough to work at a place with a full service... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · April 14, 2011 at 7:22 PM

see question: http://paleohacks.com/questions/16491/list-of-paleo-ish-options-at-chain-restaurants/16498#16498 (more)

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by 1906 · about 1 hour ago

Obviously, most things in Starbucks are not paleo. A quick Google search finds food options at Starbucks that can be considered paleo if eaten occasionally (e.g. bananas, roasted nuts), but not much info. on their drinks (other than simple teas).... (more)

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jlharmon 0 · February 27, 2012 at 6:35 PM

I thought this was funny...I just ordered a small coffee with heavy whipping cream at my public library and the older woman who made my drink said "I like to call this naughty cream, because it's full of fat and so yummy." She then said my request... (more)

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by 492 · about 1 hour ago

Anyone else struggling to eat Paleo on the go? I find myself eating a ton of chicken...mainly because thats only cheap things I can consistently eat on the go... Vegetables of questionable quality scare me...so I stray away from unless they are... (more)

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Kathi 0 · March 24, 2011 at 9:09 PM

Does on the go mean, in movement, no kitchen? I'll be getting up at 5:00 am to eventually catch an 8 hour flight to the states with my 5 yr old daughter. The carry on is filled with: cold chicken, hard boiled farm eggs, carrot... (more)

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by 4086 · about 1 hour ago

Like Eddie Murphy's mother made him a home-made greasy hamburger with square Wonder Bread instead of taking him to McDonald's, do you have any paleo recipes that you make at home to substitute for an actual restaurant dish that you used to... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · March 21, 2011 at 2:01 AM

OK, it's not precisely a restaurant classic, but these DO show up in a lot of restaurants (like IKEA's cafe) -- Here is one for you former Yoplait and Dannon addicts - when you are craving that old school fruity sweetened yoghurt - but the whole... (more)

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by 4283 · about 1 hour ago

When you are eating out, where (be specific) do you go and what do you order?

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Heather_2 0 · January 23, 2011 at 3:09 PM

I have Chipotle every once in a while, and In n Out, protein style! Any casual dining restuarant that serves breakfast all day is good for omelettes or steak and eggs plus a side salad instead of hash browns. Just be sure they don't add pankcake... (more)

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by 18701 · about 1 hour ago

So. I love California Pizza Kitchen. I do. There is a reason I was obese before. ;) Friday, my daughter and I went shopping and went to CPK. It's her favorite. I was aware of it before hand and checked the menu and decided on the GRILLED... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · January 10, 2011 at 5:21 PM

Being totally honest here: I need a breakthrough moment nearly every single day. Sometimes it's profound, other times just a small token of encouragement. Not that I don't logically, broadly accept paleo day in, day out, but I've never had a clear... (more)

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by 422 · about 1 hour ago

I know this is kind of an "eh...." question, but with the amount of travel I do, I'm pretty nervous about being able to eat out! I'm usually in a hotel room with 3-4 other people, making food storage a bit of an issue. I'm fine with finding... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · December 18, 2010 at 12:03 AM

Any Meat. Request it to not be cooked in Vegetable Oil, Soy Sauce(unless GF) or Fried. Request Real Butter, be sure to clarify that Margarine is NOT real butter.(yes this has been a repeated required explination) Steamed Veggies(any) Potato-... (more)

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by 361 · about 1 hour ago

I don't want to be constantly thinking about food all the time. Earlier when I was trying to put on muscle, I just used to eat all the time or think about what to eat, when to eat and stuff like that. At least now after starting Paleo, I don't... (more)

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Eva 0 · December 17, 2010 at 3:46 AM

Sometimes I still go out to eat. I'll order things like steak salad for lunch. Or for dinner, some kind of meat plus a baked potato with butter and a side salad. Or at family restaurants, you can get bacon, eggs, and cut up whole potatoes. I... (more)

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by 56616 · about 1 hour ago

I'm thinking those things that are meaty and delicious, but totally not paleo. The kind of thing your well-meaning friend brings you when you are sick. I'm thinking like fried chicken (gluten-breading usually), Swedish meatballs (contain bread),... (more)

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Kamal 0 · September 18, 2010 at 3:31 PM

Chinese restaurants are experts at producing faileos. You can get 101 different meat and vegetable dishes, but most of them are doused in vegetable oil.

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by 50 · about 1 hour ago

I am going to be visiting my sis in NY soon and she lives in Brooklyn. Would like to know if anyone has any advice on the following: -Where to shop for food -Where to eat out -Good places to do some exercise Any great recommendations in... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · April 22, 2010 at 2:15 PM

Check out my super secret beta NYC paleo map Your in luck, because NYC has several native raw chocolate brands: Gnosis chocolate, which I usually buy at the Whole Fodos at Houston St. I like the mint flavor and it has a nice texture. Fine &... (more)

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by 2254 · about 1 hour ago

When eating out, that is :) I recently had some scrambled eggs from a breakfast buffet and only later did it occur to me that they might not have been made from "proper", unaltered eggs but perhaps from one of the pasteurised scrambled-egg mixes... (more)

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Marc_1 0 · April 01, 2010 at 10:22 AM

Being in the business, I think it's a safe bet to say that at the larger establishments ALL buffet scrambled eggs are from "mixes/cartons". Most to all product in commercial kitchens (ie, hotels/restaurants) is supplied by Sysco's type companies.... (more)

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by 40 · October 31, 2014 at 4:08 AM

Heading to Montreal for a couple of days and wondering if anyone on here knows any good restaurants that are somewhat paleo-friendly! thanks!

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Linds 0 · July 31, 2013 at 6:33 PM

March?? 27 - Bar a tartare Le Boucan - Smokehouse Le Milsa Churrascaria - Brazilian w/ all you can eat meat If you want more of a fine dining experience I would suggest Au pied de cochon, which has some of the best "Duck in a Can" I have ever ... (more)

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