I believe that restaurants have the best of intentions when they say they can accommodate. This is why it can be confusing for patrons who are told one thing then shown another. There are warning signs or red flags that you should be aware of when dining at a restaurant to greater determine your safety.
I wanted to follow up on my food allergy experience in Nantucket this past weekend that I talked about in my Facebook Live this morning. Nantucket is an island 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts. I used to live there and it is home to me. Now I try […]
As a child, I never missed a Halloween. I loved to dress up! I trick or treated. I had safety rules to follow like my friends and neighbors. The only differences were that my rules were more specific due to severe food allergies. I wasn’t upset. I didn’t feel left […]
For parents or individuals that are new to the life of an allergic reactor, everything involving food can feel daunting. When your child has food allergies, going out to eat does become more tricky but it is absolutely possible! It is essential to know what questions to ask in order […]
I often talk with great enthusiasm about using chef cards for food allergies at restaurants. Let me tell you why… It works, helps everyone involved, and has assisted me in traveling successfully all over the world with my many food allergies. When I started frequently traveling growing up, we started […]
“Can you please check the ingredients in the tea sandwiches?” I asked the waiter at the Four Seasons. As a treat throughout my growing up, my mom would take me “out to tea” at the Four Seasons. They were always fabulous there about my allergies, and were very thorough, double […]