Word spreads rather swiftly through the food allergy community when a restaurant goes above and beyond to accommodate the needs of a customer with special dietary restrictions. Burton’s Grill is one of those establishments whose name has been circulating around the food allergy community for some time now and with positive reviews. When I noticed that we were fairly close to a large percentage of their restaurants, I made it a priority, while living in the Northeast, to find a way to experience this eatery and hopefully allow my son to enjoy another meal without fear. Continue reading Review of Burton’s Grill: Hit or Miss for this Food Allergy Family?
I’ve actually been quite surprised at the mild winter we have had here in New England thus far this year (uh-oh….I probably spoke prematurely and will be blamed for the next Nor’Easter). Nonetheless, we finally saw our first official snow / ice day off this season and the boys could not have been more ecstatic to have been able to stay home from school. Of course, that begs the question….what does one do with three rambunctious boys on an unexpected day off? Continue reading Snow Day Adventures: Making Pretzels with the Boys
The redesign of Downtown Disney into the creation of Disney Springs brought an influx of new restaurants to enjoy. The bucket list for the Disney foodie has grown immensely over the last year and I myself have been salivating on a regular basis as I feverishly read and memorize menu after menu from these new eateries. One such restaurant on my newly revised bucket list has been Morimoto Asia, which is located at The Landing on Disney Springs. During a recent, rather quick excursion, down to my favorite place on earth “sans kiddos,” hubby and I decided it was the right time to experience some out of this world Pan-Asian cuisine. Continue reading Morimoto Asia ~ A Bucket List Must for the Foodie in You
The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated events at Walt Disney World Resort every year. From the middle of September to just after the beginning of November, Guests from all over the world come to taste test dishes from a multitude of countries and regions, “drink around the world,” attend culinary demonstrations taught by world-renown chefs and enjoy the Disney touch to a delicious vacation. Continue reading Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: Taking It One Bite (and Sip) at a Time
For 100 years, New England has been blessed to have a celebration like no other. It’s an annual exhibition of New England’s finest in agriculture, crafts, music and more that draws crowds from all over to compete in various activities, participate in parades, feast on some of the best fair foods around and dance the night away to the music of some well known artists. This year, we honor its 100th celebration here in Springfield, Massachusetts, and, already, it is breaking record attendance. Continue reading A Centennial Celebration in New England: Happy Birthday to the Big E!