Gluten-free gaining fans in stores and restaurants

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 | 7:57 p.m. CST; updated 12:14 p.m. CST, Monday, February 28, 2011

COLUMBIA — A young girl inspired The Rome restaurant in downtown Columbia to introduce a gluten-free menu. Because of a gluten allergy, the 9-year-old was bringing her own gluten-free pasta to the restaurant when her family went there for meals.