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Elegant styled table setting with gold and white dishware, roses and glitter.

Can't Take Me Anywhere

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.

A Reaction, Then Off to Europe

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.

Overly busy restaurant kitchen.

Restaurants: Get Serious!

Here’s my radical notion: it’s time for the restaurant industry to take greater ownership of keeping diners with food allergies safe.

A Mexican chef working in an authentic Mexican restaurant kitchen

Confession: I Was Foolish

I had become dangerously relaxed about my food allergies. Then one night forever changed my foolish attitude.