We work hard to provide a number of items for Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan and other member requests for their diet. Food preferences and food allergies are important to us.
For example, there are no peanuts allowed in our kitchen. We do use walnuts and walnut oil in our house speciality, the apple, endive and blue cheese salad.
While our house pasta is traditional egg and wheat pasta, we also stock a wonderfully flavorful, gluten and vegan penne pasta for folks avoiding wheat or animal products.
All of our vegetarian dishes are 100% vegetarian - no beef stock, no chicken stock in our soups for example. Our onion soup uses porcini mushroom to get that earthy flavor.
We are always trying to improve our understanding of food allergies. Here's a very interesting article which could explain why some lactose intolerant folks can digest goat's milk but not cow milk products: