This morning I was reading an article on MSN.com called Food allergies: Strategies for dining out. It had a great idea in it: Chef Cards. These are cards from the Mayo Clinic, preformatted with some introductory text, which you can fill out with information on your food allergy and give to the restaurant server to give to the chef. They come four to a page; you print them, cut them out, and fill in the blanks. The text starts:
I have a severe allergy to _______________________.
A life-threatening reaction could occur if I eat this or related products, including:
(Here follow several more blanks you can fill in.)
Check it out!