Roger Williams University

No Gluten, No Chicken, But A Recipe For Happiness

Rebecca Brown and Nathan Tuttle thought nothing of going to a French restaurant on their first date, even though she couldn't eat gluten, he couldn't eat chicken or turkey and they didn't know the language to translate the menu.

It was a challenge they took on together, just as dating Nathan was a challenge, Rebecca says. "It was tough to go out with Nathan because he was so busy" with his long classes and his late hours in the architecture studio at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.

They had both finished their third year at the school when they met through a mutual friend in May 2000, during the summer session. Nathan had come back from spring semester...