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.
It is official. I have been writing Miss Allergic Reactor for ten years! In honor of turning ten years old, I am going to do “Top Ten Lists” for my blog posts with themes throughout the year, along with other ways to celebrate being in double digits (that was always […]
Having dangerous food allergies myself, and wanting to provide everyone with a different perspective, I’m going to disagree with my wife. No worries. She’s great! I was once an FA kid born in the 1950s and growing up in the 1960s. It’s amazing that I survived. Virtually no one outside […]
When I first saw Chef David Sandusky’s video, I knew I had to get in touch with him. Anyone who is that open about accommodating food allergies needs to be recognized in our community. Since BEAST Craft BBQ is located outside St. Louis, an in-person interview wasn’t realistic at this […]
I am a coffee drinker. I wasn’t always, but once it happened I realized how much I look forward to it each morning. Drinking coffee with food allergies though adds an extra challenge. With nut allergies in particular, coffee drinking has become increasingly riskier. I realize for someone with a […]
Transitioning from childhood allergist appointments with parents to independently navigating the allergist is a significant change for us allergy kids, turned adults. Whether going to appointments alone for the first time or trying a new allergist, there are a number of considerations to make beforehand. So, how do you learn […]