Restaurants, Travel, News, and More

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!

 
Betsy Craig: An Industry Pioneer in Food Allergy Training

  Paul Antico (AllergyEats) and Betsy Craig (MenuTrinfo)   Betsy Craig has become a highly-respected, sought-after food industry trainer, successfully…

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Nut-Free Schools or Not? Parents Weigh In

It seems that every food allergy organization, website, Facebook page, and blog are talking about back-to-school with food allergies right…

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AllergyEats Announces A+ Speaker List for Upcoming Restaurateur Conference

AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has finalized their roster of best-in-class speakers for the 3rd annual AllergyEats…

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The Auvi-Q is out! Can it replace the Epi-Pen?

Some of you may have heard the story already.  Twin boys (now men) set out 15 years ago to develop…

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Dairy Allergy: Get the “Scoop” on How One Mom Learned to Cope

[This AllergyEats Blog post written by AllergyEats’ newest team member, Jesse Pezzullo]   I used to love ice cream –…

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AllergyEats Announces 3rd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs

Presenting the 3rd Annual AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference For Restaurateurs & Food Service Professionals: How to Maximize Safety and Increase…

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How Burtons Grill Became AllergyEats’ Top-Rated Restaurant Chain

[This AllergyEats Blog entry written by AllergyEats team member Adrienne Walkowiak]     According to user ratings on AllergyEats, Burtons…

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After the Epi – Our Real Nightmare Begins!

After the Epi – Our Real Nightmare Begins! The Background. Almost four weeks ago, I wrote a blog post entitled “Our…

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Our First Experience With the Epi – All the Details and 16 Lessons to Take Away

“Mommy, I don’t think I can talk anymore.” Those were the words of our oldest son 12-1/2 years ago in…

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Wendy’s Reformulates Salad Dressing Based on Food Allergy Community Feedback

    [The interview portion of this AllergyEats Blog entry was conducted by Adrienne Walkowiak] Earlier this Spring, Wendy’s added…

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The AllergyEats 2014 List of Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains

AllergyEats Releases 2014 List of Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains Updated List Spotlights Restaurants That Excel at Accommodating Food-Allergic Diners BOSTON,…

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A Major Restaurant Group Needs Your Feedback on a Potential New Food Allergy Tool

A few months ago, I was contacted by Darden Restaurants – which owns large chains like Olive Garden, Red Lobster,…

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