Bambu Modern Asian Review

Real talk. This weekend I found myself, a grown 34-year-old woman, sitting on my counter crying, because I couldn't eat my dinner. Let me set the scene. We decided to order from a local Asian Fusion restaurant that we have not ordered from since I got my Celiac diagnosis. I was craving Chinese food and my husband wanted scallion pancakes and sushi and this fusion place had it all. Bonus points, they deliver for free. I call to place the order, making sure to emphasize which items need to be gluten-free. The nice young lady tells me not to worry, that they take care of gluten-free orders all the time. Cool. 40 minutes later the door bell rings and we have our food. I check the order slip and nothing says "gluten-free" or mentions anything about gluten precautions. We then unpack the food and nothing is marked gluten-free or otherwise. At this point I am getting a little concerned. I decided that it is probably best to run my sushi roll and ginger chicken through the Nima Sensor just to make sure. My Nima Sensor saved me. Results came back "Gluten Found" on both items. WHOA!

So you know what happens next, I literally could not control it, the tears just start rolling. It smelt so good and was exactly what I wanted. It took me some time to pull myself together and place an order with our tried and true spot, Bambu Modern Asian. Although they only offer Japanese style cuisine and I could not get ginger chicken. I knew whatever I did order with them would be safe to eat because they have never let me down. I ordered a Shrimp Hibachi meal and a Boston roll. I ate EVERY.SINGLE.BITE, no joke. It was the most satisfying meal I have every had. Well maybe not, but I was sad and it made me happy, ok.

Colleen Saltarelli
Colleen Saltarelli
Colleen Saltarelli
Colleen Saltarelli

Thank you Bambu Modern Asian for saving me with your delicious shrimp and sushi, I will never try to leave you again! But for real, it's upsetting when everyone else can eat whatever they want and you just can't. You are allowed to feel a sense of loss and be sad. It is ok. Can I get an amen? If you live in the area check them out and show them some love, they will not let you down. Visit their website here for menus and info.

Also, if you are interested in purchasing a Nima Sensor for yourself, the link is here as well.

Colleen Saltarelli

Colleen is an ISSA Certified Nutrition Coach, Culinary Institute of America Graduate and Your Gluten-Free Celiac Sidekick.

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