This allergy-friendly restaurant was reviewed by guest blogger, Jessica Campbell. Originally from Vancouver, Jessica made her way east to experience Toronto’s energizing lifestyle. She writes about the food and flavours that inspire her to keep her family happy and healthy. All opinions are her own. Herbivore, omnivore or whatever vore you may be, the plant-based … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Planta
This allergy-friendly restaurant review was written by AllergyBites founder, Kathleen O'Hagan. Kathleen is a writer, a foodie, and the mom of a toddler with multiple food allergies. She loves seeking out accommodating eating spots and sharing them with the food allergy community. All opinions are her own. When posts about the newly opened Drake Commissary … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Drake Commissary
This allergy-friendly restaurant review was written by AllergyBites founder, Kathleen O'Hagan. Kathleen is a writer, a foodie, and the mom of a toddler with multiple food allergies. She loves seeking out accommodating eating spots and sharing them with the food allergy community. All opinions are her own. When I first stumbled upon The Coffee Bouquets, … Continue reading Review of an Allergy-Friendly Cafe: The Coffee Bouquets
Allison Venditti is the mom of 2 little boys who are allergic to various foods. She founded a local support group after her first son was diagnosed with food allergies in the double digits. AllergyBites: What foods are your children allergic to? Allison Venditti: My oldest - peanuts, tree nuts (some), eggs, soy, sesame and … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Allison Venditti (Toronto Allergy Support Group)
Well, the first ever AllergyBites giveaway has come to a close. A HUGE thanks to the owner of Sorelle and Co. for generously donating delicious prizes for this draw. I know 3 AllergyBites members (and their families) are going to be pleasantly surprised. So who won? Let's start with the (almost as) grand prizes: Who got the … Continue reading High tea for 2? Yes, please! (And the winners are…)
Restaurants that appear on AllergyBites may have updated their menu or changed management since a review was posted. Please confirm that they are still allergy-friendly & that menu items don’t contain your allergen(s) before visiting or placing your order. Part Due If, like me, you thought Sorelle and Co.'s downtown location was special, you'll be … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review – Part Due: Sorelle and Co. (Vaughan location)
Jyoti Parmar is mom to 3 children—and 2 of them have food allergies. At the time this profile was published, her eldest, Sahil, was allergic to peanuts, soy and tree nuts. But as of mid 2018, Sahil passed oral challenges to tree nuts and soy, and can now eat both. He is still allergic to … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Jyoti Parmar (Walk for Andrea)
“A gentlemen and his son came into the restaurant and ordered a Thai dish. The son was allergic to peanuts and, after taking a bite, was unable to breath. I froze. I was so scared, but the father had an EpiPen and gave it to him right away. Afterwards, the father yelled at me fiercely … Continue reading Should it be mandatory for Toronto restaurants to carry EpiPens?