Living with an allergy (such as nuts) can be a real pain - especially when going out for a coffee or a meal. You might only go to a few trusted restaurants or avoid eating out altogether. This app will let you (or your family) share experience of good places for people with nut allergies to eat, and also how good the food is. You might be impressed by the clear labelling of a menu or by friendly and well-informed staff who go out of their way to ensure that your needs are met.
Nut allergy (peanut and tree nut) is the most common food allergy in children and adults. Nut allergy can be dangerous and many sufferers need to carry adrenaline at all times to use if they have a serious reaction (anaphylaxis). People with nut allergy are advised to avoid being exposed to nuts, but this can be difficult.
Sharing personal experiences will help others with similar allergies find those places that are better at meeting needs of people with nut allergy.
This app enables anyone to rate and review restaurants, cafes and other food serving locations on the following categories:
- Food quality
- Well-informed staff
- Menu clarity
- Friendly staff
This application was developed by a community as part of a research project at Newcastle University.