Birmingham, AL restaurants

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Hi, we will be traveling to Birmingham, AL in the summer, anyone from there? Any suggestions for restaurants that is safe for PA? Thanks a lot

On Apr 14, 2008

Still, no one from Birmingham?

On Apr 23, 2008

i'm not sure why no one has responded ... perhaps there really is no one from b'ham on this board?! i lived in b'ham recently, but it was before i had my PA daughter. maybe if you gave a little more info like what part of the city you will be in and what kind of restaurants (are you particular, or are you really only looking for anything that is allergy friendly?) perhaps someone might respond. i could give you some suggestions, but you probably would have to contact them and find out just how allergy aware they are. sorry i can't give any firsthand info. good luck!

On Apr 24, 2008

thank you, I also wonder why no one reply. We will be in Birmingham this July, for just a weekend to attend an art opening. I do not care what type of restaurant, as long as it's allergy friendly (peanut only) We have never been there, but know the address is "Third Ave" - so here it is, all the info I got, hopefully someone will respond, if not, we will just eat packaged food for the weekend I guess!

On Apr 25, 2008

bump for abigailsmoma

On Apr 26, 2008

sorry I have not been here as long as many others, why does this mean?

On Apr 26, 2008

cfkjc2, I mentioned your post to a member from Alabama and I raised it to call her attention to the post in question.

On Apr 26, 2008

wonderful, thanks, and hope i can get some info on this!

On Apr 28, 2008

Thank you for reposting.

I am so sorry to say that I don't know of any safe places to eat in Birmingham. We are about two hours from there but spent some time there while my granny was in the hospital. I had to take my daughters food with me everywhere. I am hoping to bring much needed awareness to Alabama. Hopefully one day I will be able to post several safe restuarants! Good luck with your trip and welcome to Alabama!!

Best Wishes

On May 3, 2008

Hi! My husband is from Bham so we spend a lot of time there. My son was diagnosed w/ peanut & egg allergy a few months ago. Our first trip there since dealing with allergies was in April. We found it almost impossible to eat out. Most places I called or went to were clueless. Needless to say, we were very tired of McDonalds by the time we came home!! We will be back this summer. I have inlaws researching so maybe the next trip will be easier. I'll keep you posted with any info I find.

On May 3, 2008

Welcome to the board katgirl. There is a member here from Alabama who has started a food allergy support group as awareness is sorely lacking in Alabama, from what I'm told.

On May 5, 2008

thank you all for posting, as July draws closer (our trip) I have no recommendation for restaurants. I guess I will be bringing mac & cheese and cook up in my friend's kitchen. Thank God it's just a 3-day trip.

On May 14, 2008

My family is on the lookout for friendly places. I will be glad to let you know what I find out. We are going the last week of June so I'll know by then. FYI we go to Hoover area so if you're going to another part of town I might not be much help. But, I'll try.

On May 18, 2008

I appreciate it. I was just thinking that we will have to introduce McDonald now if we do not find any restaurant there...but last night I watched that movie -Supersize me.....well.....

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