A few months ago, a few friends from Richmond, VA came up to visit us. With 2 small children in tow and a gluten allergy, I had to find a place to eat that would please everyone. Although the usual carbohydrate free cuisines came to mind, I wanted to give them something more. I hear often that gluten sensitive people crave their breads and pastas the most because they can't have it. So I thought what is more quintessential than pizza in NYC? After looking around, I ended up at Keste. It has received very good reviews for their pizza in general and they also offer gluten free pizza (6 different kinds!). So, I was intrigued.
We arrived on a cool spring evening with a half hour wait. We were willing to wait. Once seated, we looked over the menu and decided on a few pies. They're mostly personal pies though the 2 kids shared one. I picked the Pizza Diavola ($16) with hot soppressatta, tomato sauce, homemade mozzarella, basil, and olive oil. It came hot to the table with lightly charred edges.
And how did the gluten free pizza go? Really well! No cross contamination. No symptoms occurred at all. Everyone was a happy camper. Especially me.
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