Eating healthy goes hand in hand with eating joyfully at this spot, which had gluten-free options way before Market Basket was devoting shelf space to them. Chef Leah Dubois’s menu brings fine dining preparations to easy-breezy café cuisine. You won’t miss the wheat. We promise.
281 Essex St., Salem, 978-594-4644, lifealive.com
Of course the steaks are gluten-free, but there’s also an incredible array of other options, including crab cakes, buffalo chicken wings, and pasta carbonara, all without the wheat.
145 Turnpike St., North Andover, 978-688-5600, burtonsgrill.com/location/north-andover-ma