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Eating out with Allergies

As a food journalist who is gluten intolerant, who eats out with a husband who is dairy intolerant or with others who have other food intolerances, this blog shares my eating out experiences in the UK and abroad!

Welcome to what it's like Eating out with Allergies!


About Jackie Mitchell

Jackie Mitchell is a journalist and public relations consultant with over fifteen years' experience. She works with small businesses and charities providing PR services.

With a background as a features writer in the media, Jackie has worked on national newspapers, websites, consumer magazines, trade publications and radio stations all over the UK. For some years, she worked abroad - in Australia, Hong Kong and New York. After returning to London, she worked as an account director at several major London agencies.

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May 16th, 2019

Eating out with food allergies in the Isle of Wight

  Boarding the Wightlink ferry  at Portsmouth Harbour en route for Fishbourne, Isle of Wight , we were pleased to find a Costa Coffee Continue reading...


March 31st, 2019

Free From Awards 2019

  Congratulations to all 30 winners of this year’s Free From Food Awards . The winners were unveiled at a glittering Awards presentation in front of an audi.. Continue reading...


February 24th, 2019

Eating Out at Niche London - gluten free restaurant

Steak Dianne pie, Roasted pumpkin and spinach gnocchi, sausage and mash. As I scan the menu at Niche , it’s hard to believe that all these are gluten free and in some.. Continue reading...


February 03rd, 2019

Eating out with Food Allergies in Malta Jan 2019

Friends always ask us why we visit Malta so often. There are several reasons. It’s easy to get around the island by bus or car (they drive on the left hand side of the road). The climate i.. Continue reading...


November 19th, 2018

Fearless in the Kitchen: Cooking Vegan Food

    The location for the “Fearless in the Kitchen”  cooking courses is a cottage kitchen set in beautiful farmland in Berkshire. Jen Roac.. Continue reading...


October 22nd, 2018

Eating Out at Saffron Summer, Surrey

It’s National Curry Week  until Sunday 28 October, so what better time to visit your local Indian restaurant? When you have food allergies, dining at an Ind.. Continue reading...