categoryPersonal Stories

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!

 
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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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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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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Sometimes They Just Don’t Want Us

It was a great lesson for my kids.  A lesson in both disappointment and maybe a little anger, albeit an…

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AllergyEats Creates Custom Website for AAFA St.Louis

  AllergyEats Creates Customized Version of Its Website for Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s St. Louis Chapter   Leading…

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Wouldn’t a Super Bowl Ad Do Wonders For Our Community?!

Friends of AllergyEats, we need your help! We have been given the opportunity to enter a contest for small businesses…

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What Basic Tips Do YOU Want To Share With Restaurants?
What Basic Tips Do YOU Want To Share With Restaurants?

Wouldn’t it be great if every restaurant in the world was totally allergy-friendly?  Can you imagine if every time you…

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Legal Sea Foods’ allergy-friendly service wins loyalty of new customers

[This AllergyEats Blog post guest written by Lisa Giuriceo, Facilitator of The Food Allergy and Asthma Support Group of North…

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Be grateful for food allergies?

“Everyone’s got their issues.  Be thankful food allergies are all you have.  If that’s the worst thing in your life,…

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Food Allergy Gal issues challenge to restaurateurs to dine with her

A significant part of my life every day is reading. I read everything I can find about food allergies and…

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