categoryDining Out

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!

 
Red Lobster testing new allergy menu!

“After recently disclosing nutritional information for every item on all of our menus, the allergen menu is a natural next…

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Gluten Intolerance Group Chef-to-Plate campaign a huge success!

As a proud supporter of the Gluten Intolerance Group’s Chef-to-Plate campaign during the Celiac awareness month of May, AllergyEats is…

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AllergyEats founder Paul Antico highlighted on AOL’s ParentDish

It’s very humbling and actually somewhat embarrassing to have an article about me titled the way this one is (see…

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Tina Turbin on eating out gluten-free

Tina Turbin is a strong advocate for those who live gluten-free.  As she states on one of her sites, GlutenFreeHelp.info,…

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How the Ritz-Carlton made one little girl feel very special

A friend of mine was sharing with me a wonderful experience she had at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL with…

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Going to Hershey Park with dairy, egg, or other food allergies? Are you serious?!?

Last week, I read a food allergy message board where a woman was wondering if she could take her dairy…

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Freedom to Dine restaurant reviews now listed on AllergyEats

Freedom to Dine and AllergyEats have come to an agreement whereby Freedom to Dine’s restaurant reviews are now being listed…

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We need more restaurant managers like Jeremy Draper of Outback Steakhouse

I came across a nice article from examiner.com (which, as an aside, I’ve found to have many positive articles about…

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Responses to the New York Times article downplaying the number of people with food allergies

What a nice way to start last week’s Food Allergy Awareness Week! Generally, I use the AllergyEats Blog solely to…

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Nation’s Restaurant News poll on accommodating food-allergic guests

Nation’s Restaurant News magazine had a very quick survey in one of their daily emails last week that I thought was…

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Are McDonald’s french fries gluten-free? Yes… and… well, no

(This AllergyEats Blog entry has been guest written by Ken Allen, a food allergic who also provides public relations services…

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Baseball Stadiums becoming a hit with new gluten-free options and allergy-friendly promotions

“Buy me some peanuts and Crackerjack?” I don’t think so. “Baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie?” Gluten-free please. Judging from…

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