Dining & Travel
I crossed the Ponte Vecchio in Florence for the second time that day. The…
Through minor reactions and having to go hungry, I learned that managing allergies on a road trip requires more work than I realized.
Servers and menus were allergy-aware. Newer U.K. allergy laws, which still need improvement, reveal what North America could do.
Informing a server of my food allergies can stop the table’s conversation, shift all focus to me, and cue ‘jokes’. Here’s how I avoid this trap.
I have to have morning coffee. But at the friends’ cottage, the kettle was dairy-contaminated, and the mugs were dodgy, too. What to do?
In the past year, I’ve tried doing something that I always thought was next…
My mantra has always been that my food allergies will not hold me back…
My plan for the engagement dinner was to casually whip out my own safe food. It seemed a good idea, until the cutlery caper began.
Mere weeks after in-flight anaphylaxis, I would fly to Europe for a internship. I was panicked, but I did it – and the trip was life-changing.