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
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)
This allergy-friendly restaurant review was not 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. If you're a member of the AllergyBites … Continue reading This allergy-friendly restaurant is a local celebrity’s safe eating spot…
“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?
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. Famoso Pizzeria Does Food Allergies Right By Kathleen O'Hagan Well, I finally made it out to … Continue reading Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Review: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria
While pregnant, one of my biggest concerns was having a picky eater. I somehow didn't worry about sleep at all (naive first time mama here!). But if sleep didn't cross my mind, I didn't even consider the possibility of a food allergy.