I’ve been hearing good things about So Good Restaurant and their ability to do gluten-free for a long time now. Last week, I finally decided to go investigate over dinner.
I asked the server if they could accommodate me, and she told me to simply pick whatever I wanted from their extensive menu, and then she’d tell me if it could be made gluten-free. My buddy and I settled on the Fried Tofu with Pepper-Salt (this was a bit of a test as I knew it was breaded), and the Wu Se Vegetables. Turns out both dishes could be made gluten-free! Awesome!
At the end of the evening, I had a nice chat with the owner, Peter. He told me that he was professionally trained as a nurse, so he is very familiar with the dietary requirements of celiacs. He spoke with pride about how he’s been able to accommodate celiacs for a number of years, with no reported problems. Great to hear!
But, how was the food, you ask? Well, awesome! The Fried Tofu with Pepper-Salt was highly addictive. Mmm! It was kinda like popcorn chicken, but made with tofu instead! The gluten-free version is breaded in corn starch rather than wheat flour. I think I ate ¾ of the plate, to my friend’s dismay. (Bwahaha!) The Wu Se Vegetables were also very delicious! They were glazed in peanut sauce, with just the right amount of spiciness. YUM!
So Good is a casual spot with generous portion sizes, and very reasonable prices (Wu Se Vegetables: $8.95, Fried Tofu with Pepper-Salt: $8.95). I highly recommend it for a cozy, unpretentious dinner out. They also do take-out! Just don’t eat the fortune cookies…
So Good Restaurant
717 Somerset Street West