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Posted:  |  Updated: 11/11/13 EST

Gluten-Free Takeout: Which Cities Have The Most G-Free Friendly Restaurants?

With more and more people going gluten-free, it's no wonder that restaurants are having to play catch up. But which city reigns supreme when it comes to gluten-free eating?

The popular food delivery website GrubHub started tracking the gluten-free offerings of participating restaurants, as well as the requests of their users. They found something surprising: Gluten-free orders have climbed nearly 60 percent in the past year. And some cities are more likely to be heavy on the g-free business than others. But you might be surprised by where gluten-free food is truly taking off. Healthy-eating mecca Los Angeles didn't top the list and foodie-centric New York City was nowhere to be found.

Read on to learn more and to find out what items were the top gluten-free orders around the country:

This story appears in Issue 63 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, August 23.

Infographic by Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post.

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  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Co-host of "The View" <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Hasselbeck has Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which the body has an extreme reaction to gluten.

  • Zooey Deschanel

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Actress and singer <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Deschanel has <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2011/09/zooey_deschanel_new_girl_inter.html" target="_hplink">sensitivities to dairy, eggs and wheat.</a>

  • Serena Williams

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Tennis champion <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Williams is rumored to be allergic to peanuts.

  • Susie Essman

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Comedian and co-star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Essman <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2003/03/05/dining/at-lunch-with-susie-essman-eating-hollywood-style-with-thin-air-on-the-side.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm" target="_hplink">has Celiac disease</a>.

  • Sarah Vowell

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Historian and author <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Vowell <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1102970/bio" target="_hplink">has Celiac disease</a>.

  • Billy Bob Thornton

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Actor <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Thornton <a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/180m-thats-what-britain-is-spending-on-free-from-foods--and-market-will-double-in-five-years-765592.html" target="_hplink">has an allergy</a> to shellfish and intolerance for wheat and dairy.

  • Kelis

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Singer <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Health/AllergiesNews/story?id=4776317&page=4" target="_hplink">Kelis is allergic</a> to peanuts.

  • Keith Olbermann

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Newscaster for CurrentTV <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Olbermann<a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0646021/bio" target="_hplink"> has Celiac disease.</a>

  • Jennifer Esposito

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Actress <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/oz-exclusive-jennifer-esposito" target="_hplink">Esposito has Celiac</a> disease.

  • Drew Brees

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Quarterback for the New Orleans Saints <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1191808/index.htm" target="_hplink">Brees has Celiac</a> disease.

  • Chelsea Clinton

    <strong>Profession: </strong>NBC News correspondant, First Daughter emeritus <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/38474741/ns/today-food/t/chelsea-clinton-let-them-eat-gluten-free-cake/" target="_hplink">Clinton has Celiac</a> disease.

  • Ray Romano

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Comedian <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://www.peanutallergykid.com/2009/01/you-can-be-anything-you-want-to-be.html" target="_hplink">Romano is allergic</a> to peanuts.

  • Emmy Rossum

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Actress <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://www.shape.com/latest-news-trends/try-eating-passover-foods-week-%E2%80%93-even-if-youre-not-jewish" target="_hplink">Rossum has Celiac</a> disease.

  • Joshua Jackson

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Actor <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2018006/Joshua-Jackson-hospitalised-suffering-allergic-reaction.html" target="_hplink">Jackson is allergic</a> to peanuts.

  • Halle Berry

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Actress <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong>Berry is reportedly allergic to shellfish.

  • Alex Kapranos

    <strong>Profession: </strong>Lead singer of Franz Ferdinand <strong>Allergy/Sensitivity: </strong><a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Alex+Kapranos" target="_hplink">Kapranos is allergic</a> to peanuts.

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