(Update- I've moved away from Telluride- please proceed with caution. This was a current list as of September, 2011.)
I'm a glutard that happens to also be a ski bum living in Telluride, Colorado. My town in pretty progressive, liberal and has a good slew of options for dining out and eating gluten free. Telluride is in southwest Colorado and is know for unmatched skiing and over 30 summer festival and events.
I'm a creature of habit but will occasionally break out of my routine and venture out to a new place. For the latest gluten free eats in Telluride, CO click here or see below for a quick overview.
La Cocina de Luz- a long time Mexican restaurant who believes in local and organic whenever possible. I've even found New Planet there once or twice.
The Brown Bag- Breakfast and lunch on Udi's Gluten Free Bread (Not always available in off season April-late May and again from late October to late November)
The Brown Dog- Gluten Free Pizza served at lunch through dinner.
The Butcher and the Baker- Sunday's are gluten free pancake day but options can be found daily.
Allred's- Best views and great food, truly and elevated dining experience.
The Telluride Ski Resort- Crazy Elk Pizza- Pizza made on Udi's crusts.
Honga's Lotus Petal- Sushi and Asian inspired dishes for dinner as well as the best Mojitos in town.
Fat Alley- southern style BBQ who's counter service makes you feel like a local too...great for rowdy group nights. (closed April, 2011 Look for a new birth of this favorite at the Camel's Garden Hotel for summer, 2011)
Oak- (aka The New Fat Alley) new location and some great updates but still great BBQ and a good meal at a good price.
9545 at the Inn at Lost Creek inspired dining with a southwest flare.
Rustico- Fine dining from a great Italian family.
The Llama- great for apres ski and a music hotspot.
All three local grocery stores have some gluten free products, feel free to email me if you need more info before your trip to Telluride, CO. For all dining options in Telluride (call ahead for GF options) click here for the Tourism Board's list.
Traveling in Colorado?
I'm also a huge fan of Kula's Cafe in Dillon, Colorado or hitting a PF Chang's in Colorado Springs or Denver.
City Market carries many Gluten Free Foods as does Natural Grocer and Whole Foods.