Tuesday, November 8, 2011
My first gluten free stop on my Pennsylvania work adventure was Deliso Pizza in Gettysburg. My man friend agreed to come on this road trip with me, but unbeknownst to us, it was fall weekend at Gettysburg College and all the hotels in town were booked. After much searching I finally found a room at the Motel 6. We checked in on a Saturday afternoon and I had to run off to my work meeting. I left him in a room that felt dirty, damp, and smelled like pool. The reason for the pool smell was that the indoor pool and hot tub were right on the other side of our room's window. It was weird, but I had to run.
After my meeting, where the hostess graciously made a full gluten free lunch for me, I picked up my man friend and we went to see the sights of Gettysburg. We went on a tour of the Shriver House and checked out the National Cemetery where we saw where Lincoln made his Gettysburg Address.
After all this cultural history it was time for some dinner. We drove a mile or so outside of town to Deliso Pizza. It is a very casual pizza place where families were eating pizza and police offers were having some subs. My man friend and I decided to get some food to go. They had gluten free baked ziti and I was sold immediately. We decided to get a six pack of Woodchuck hard cider and really make a party out of that old Motel 6. I was very happy with my baked ziti. It's just the kind of thing I used to order from takeout before my gluten free days. I missed it in my life. Matched with the Woodchuck Cider and Boardwalk Empire on the lap top, it was a very successful evening. We even went in the hot tub and prayed not to catch the clap.
If you ever find yourself in Gettysburg, PA, I recommend you stop by Deliso for some gluten free baked ziti, or pizza if that's your thing.