Boston Bound? Head to Elephant Walk!

A couple weekends back I attended a talk entitled “Naturally Healing Foods” at the New England Celiac Conference.  I must admit, that I avoid all my allergens and gluten, but the idea of “healing foods” is still foreign to me. While I’m open to new ideas, it’s not really my “thing.”  However, the demonstration could not have been better! The focus wasn’t on which herbs to … Continue reading Boston Bound? Head to Elephant Walk!

What If Every Chef was Like Ming Tsai?

Update: This restaurant is now closed. If you have a nut allergy, secondary to Ming Tsai’s close connection with food allergies, I recommend you look up his current endeavors to see if they could benefit you as well.  Ming Tsai is an all-star. He’s a national spokesperson for FARE (Food Allergy Research and Eduction), made an Allergy Awareness video for Massachusetts restaurants, raised a son with … Continue reading What If Every Chef was Like Ming Tsai?

No Cross-Contamination Ever! – A Review of Twist (Millis, MA)

Welcome to Twist Bakery and Cafe– a magical place for celiacs and those with peanut allergies alike! The entire cafe is free of gluten and peanuts, so cross contamination is never a concern.  Also, winner of GFreek’s Local Boston Restaurant Award this year.  So, despite being a thirty minute drive, I decided to head out to Millis for one of the most peaceful dining experiences … Continue reading No Cross-Contamination Ever! – A Review of Twist (Millis, MA)

The Regal Treatment- Review of Legal Seafoods

“Do you enjoy being Irish?” “Seriously?” “I’m always serious – I’m Czech. Are you enjoying your life right now?” “Sorry, what?!…” – Girl and Guy This was just the beginning of my laughter for the afternoon as I saw Once (the musical) at the Boston Opera House. The quips guy and girl made at one another alongside the lively music kept me smiling for two … Continue reading The Regal Treatment- Review of Legal Seafoods