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What kinds of organic, vegetarian and allergy-friendly foods are available, such as organic produce, gluten-free products, meat substitutes for vegetarians, etc?

One organic grocer with a limited supply. - Aug 14, 2011
If locally grown veg are organic, they're not labeled as such. The Embassy and American club always have vegetarian options, although eating out locally (even at nicer places) you're essentially limited to fried rice or fried noodles. Tofu is widely available (in markets, not at restaurants), but things like wheat gluten/seitan you'd have to order from the states. - Feb 8, 2011
I've never seen organic food or gluten-free products. Many people are Hindu so there might be more vegetarian options. - Jan 29, 2011
Vegetarians could do well with vegetables, rice and lentils. - Jan 7, 2011
All of this is very limited. You might be able to order or obtain some items through the US commissary. - Oct 25, 2010