One of the most crushing blows of my celiac and shellfish allergy diagnoses was having to remove Chinese food from my restaurant repertoire. When I was originally diagnosed there simply were not options out there and my love of Chinese food would remain something akin to looking for a gluten-free unicorn. When I was in Hong Kong and Macau it was definitely…
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has been undergoing a significant renovation over the past couple of years and one of those changes was the addition of the first celebrity chef outpost on the island – Marcus Samuelsson’s Marcus’ restaurant. Being married to a Bermudian we try to visit often to see family and friends.
One of my favorite restaurants on the Swiss Riviera is quietly tucked away in La Tour-de-Peilz between Montreux and Vevey. L’Olivier is located in the Hostellerie Bon Rivage and features some of the most impressive views of Lake Geneva from its terrace paired with a changing seasonal menu that capitalizes on local ingredients.
Prague is fast emerging as a culinary center in Europe. You can find pretty much anything that your taste buds desire and I found it to be extremely celiac-friendly. One restaurant that stood out during my visit was actually tucked-away in the Hilton Hotel. Yet, this is definitely not a hotel restaurant – it’s a restaurant that happens to be in a hotel.
Summer and travel are synonymous. As a world traveler who happens to also be a diagnosed celiac with an allergy to all things shellfish, I have developed a checklist that I always follow to ensure that things flow smoothly wherever I might be in the world. A celiac diagnosis or food allergy does not mean that you need to be relegated to a second class travel experience..