NM, Albuquerque – Flying Star Cafe


The Flying Star Café was recommended to us by Go Dairy Free viewer Gina. This conscious eatery offers much for the dairy-free community, but also goes above and beyond in quality and disclosure:

  • They cook from scratch, avoiding MSG, added trans fats, preservatives, and artificial flavors.
  • They use recycled and biodegradable products – even their delivery trucks run on biodiesel!
  • They source ingredients locally and regionally whenever possible, even listing their direct suppliers right on their website. Certified Organic and American Humane Certified are also priorities in their sourcing.
  • They offer detailed “mix and match” vegan offerings, and many more menu items that are also dairy-free.
  • They offer several “gluten-free” items but fully disclose the issues with cross-contamination that are probable – very respectful.

Their menu is broad, with full breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches, salads, seasonal offerings and even bakery-fresh goodies.

This is a localized chain with several restaurants in Albuquerque and even one in Santa Fe (perhaps more in the future!). See their website, below, for locations.

Website: www.flyingstarcafe.com

Restaurant - Flying Star Cafe


About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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