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Welcome to Food For Thought, the companion blog to the AllergyEats restaurant guide. Here we add more color to the picture – whether we’re talking about restaurants, travel, legislation, personal stories, or anything else related to food allergies.  We hope you’ll share your own comments and be a part of the conversation, too.  Enjoy!

 
How a Tick Changed Me: My Life With Alpha-Gal Syndrome
How a Tick Changed Me: My Life With Alpha-Gal Syndrome

[This AllergyEats Blog post guest was written by Heather Wilson, an Alpha-gal awareness advocate.] I am lying in bed, and…

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Kid-Friendly and Allergy-Friendly Restaurants
Kid-Friendly AND Allergy-Friendly Restaurants? You got it!

A few weeks ago, OpenTable came out with their list of the 50 Most Kid-Friendly Restaurants in America for 2019.…

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Top Allergy-Friendly Sweets Shops in America
AllergyEats Announces Top Allergy-Friendly Sweets Shops

Inaugural list features the top-rated bakeries and ice cream shops in the country to find an allergy-friendly treat   BOSTON…

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Top 10 Allergy-Friendly Independent Restaurant
Top 10 Allergy-Friendly Independent Restaurants in America

BOSTON –AllergyEats is pleased to announce its 2019 list of the Top 10 Allergy-Friendly Independent Restaurants in America. Released for…

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Are Franchised Restaurant Chains the Weak Link in Food Allergy Dining?
Are Franchised Chains the Weak Link in Food Allergy Dining?

Since AllergyEats’ inception, I’ve been asked – and have seen others ask – the following  questions: “Which are better when…

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Why Can't Subway Be Like Chipotle With Food Allergies?
Why Can’t Subway Be Like Chipotle With Food Allergies?

This question has vexed me for years. Despite being two different types of restaurants – Chipotle, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant,…

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Top 10 Most Allergy Friendly Restaurant Chains in America
AllergyEats’ 2019 List of Top 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains in America

Regionally Diverse List Illustrates Growing Trend To Better Accommodate Food-Allergic Diners AllergyEats is pleased to announce its 2019 list of…

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A New Risk At Starbucks For the Egg Allergy Community
A New Risk at Starbucks for the Egg Allergy Community

Last July, we published a blog post entitled “Recent Concerns About Food Allergy Risks at Starbucks Explained.”  The genesis of…

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The Wei Forward: Pei Wei’s Bold Initiatives for the Gluten-Free and Food Allergy Communities
The Wei Forward: Pei Wei’s Bold Initiatives for the Gluten-Free and Food Allergy Communities

Chinese food – one of the “scarier” cuisine choices for food-allergic diners due to the frequent presence of soy, sesame,…

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Allergy Friendly Dining in Canada
O Canada! Are You an Allergy-Friendly Land?

Over the years, we’ve been asked time and time again to consider expanding AllergyEats into Canada. As of today, there is…

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Food Allergy Hero: Brian Hom's Story
From Tragedy Emerges A True Food Allergy Superhero: Brian Hom’s Story

 All too often these days, we read about another life lost to food allergies – generally in our younger community.…

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Top 10 Most Allergy-Friendly States For Dining Out
Top 10 Most Allergy-Friendly States for Dining Out

BOSTON – AllergyEats is pleased to announce its inaugural list of the Best States for Allergy-Friendly Dining. Like AllergyEats’ highly-regarded annual…

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