Mellow Mushroom

Okay – this is not from Italy – not from my family – but soooo worth posting…Portabello Mushrooms are Italian, right???

On a trip down to the Masters with my husband and some friends, my friend Doreen and I ventured out to find some healthy local gluten free food.  We came across a place in Augusta called the Mellow Mushroom.  It was everything we were looking for. The decor was painted with bright colors, with retro 60’s graffiti on the walls and 60’s – 70’s music playing  The gluten free menu items were wonderful – we almost couldn’t choose.  We settled on a stuffed portobello mushroom with spinach, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, feta and a smidge of mozzarella – plated on a bed of mixed greens and drizzled with a balsamic glaze.  We lucked out the next day and found one in Greensboro on the way back to our rental – jumped all over the vege pizza with a great gluten free crust.

There are tons of locations – all far from Connecticut – but if you can get to one – DON’T MISS IT.


mellow mushroom

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