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!

 
Musician Kyle Dine Spreads Food Allergy Awareness Through Music

Canadian musician Kyle Dine is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, and mustard, and when he sings to…

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UConn Culinary Development Manager Shares 8 Tips for a More Allergy-Friendly University

  Robert Landolphi is the culinary development manager at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.  He is also known as…

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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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