Every delicious item at this bakery in Lower Manhattan is dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, and gluten-free. It’s an excellent spot to pick up those items that are typically forgotten by those who make gluten-free products. Usually, there’s a gluten-free brownie or two, but Erin McKenna’s Bakery also specializes in seasonal items including gingerbread and jelly donuts that those with allergies usually have to miss out on.
Erin McKenna’s Bakery, 248 Broome Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 855 462 2292
It may be the dead of winter as of this writing, but of course there would be a soft serve spot on this list. The late 90s-early 2000s saw a low-calorie soft-serve craze in New York City. Chloe’s Soft Serve has risen to prominence as an alternative in this allergy-conscious era. Chloe’s is kosher parve and is free of dairy, gluten, fat, and nuts.
Chloe’s Soft Serve, 25 East 17th Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 675 0550
Italian food is often a source of consternation for the gluten-free diner. A cuisine rife with bread and pasta is a bit unfriendly; and sorely missed. Senza Gluten provides the perfect antidote as a 100 percent gluten-free Italian restaurant in the West Village. After enjoying a hearty red-sauce Italian meal, gluten-free dessert items include meringue cookies, biscotti, flourless chocolate cake, and tiramisu.
Senza Gluten, 206 Sullivan Street, New York, NY, USA, +1 212 475 7775