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Review: Bolay rides bowl wave with tasty and healthy fare

Review: Bolay rides bowl wave with tasty and healthy fare

 

★★★

A Bloomin’ Onion would not fly at Bolay. That is because fryers are verboten at the bowl-based, fast-casual chain launched by Outback Steakhouse co-founder Tim Gannon and his son Chris Gannon. Gluten, soda and high-fructose corn syrup are also nowhere to be found. I’m not sure gluten is the demon that many make it out to be (unless you are among the unfortunate few who have celiac disease), but after a couple of visits to Bolay in Pembroke Pines, I hardly missed it. Who needs wheat when diners have peppery Cajun sweet potatoes and cool cilantro rice noodles to layer their bowls?

When Bolay opened its first Broward County location in May 2017, Chris Gannon told...

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