Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Sorelle and Co. (Etobicoke location)

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. Alice in (Allergy-Friendly) Wonderland A version of this post was previously published in the January newsletter. … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Sorelle and Co. (Etobicoke location)

Profile of an Allergy Parent: Julie Pliotas-Ferguson (Top 10 Challenge)

Julie has been an allergy mom for close to 4 years now. Neither she or her husband have food allergies, so she was "completely blindsided" when her son was first diagnosed. Plus, she says she had bought into the theory that if you consume top allergens while your baby is in utero that it would help … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Julie Pliotas-Ferguson (Top 10 Challenge)

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Sorelle and Co.

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. Beautifully Safe By Kathleen O'Hagan If you're on the lookout for an eating spot in Toronto … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Sorelle and Co.

Profile of an Allergy Parent: Shannan Davis (Top 10 Challenge)

A lifelong resident of Toronto, Shannan lives with her husband of 10 years, her (almost) 3-year-old daughter, and an aquarium full of fish named after characters from John Hughes movies. Having had no experience with food allergies, Shannan never anticipated that she’d be an allergy mom one day. Here's her story... AllergyBites: What foods is … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Shannan Davis (Top 10 Challenge)

Profile of an Allergy Parent: Dr. Abby Herzig (Belay)

Dr. Abby Herzig spent her professional life working with children as a clinical psychologist. Over the 10 years she practiced psychology, she worked in psychiatric hospitals, special schools, the court system, her own private practice, and with UNICEF. But shortly after her 1-year-old son was diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies, she walked away from it all. … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Dr. Abby Herzig (Belay)

Profile of an Allergy Parent: Stephanie Lowe (Turn It Teal)

Stephanie Lowe is the mom of 3 kids—only one of whom has food allergies. Her eldest is allergic to dairy, egg, peanuts and tree nuts, and also has Celiac disease. AllergyBites: Can you describe the first time you realized (or suspected) they had a food allergy? Stephanie Lowe: We suspected very early on (I would say … Continue reading Profile of an Allergy Parent: Stephanie Lowe (Turn It Teal)

Profile of an Allergy Parent: Allison Venditti (Toronto Allergy Support Group)

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)

Sorelle and Co. giveaway winners

High tea for 2? Yes, please! (And the winners are…)

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…)

Sorelle - Vaughn - Restaurant Review - AllergyBites

Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review – Part Due: Sorelle and Co. (Vaughan location)

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)