Chipotle & Brews for Upcoming San Francisco...
Chipotle San Francisco “Cultivate Festival” June 8th, 2013 Casual dining mexican fast food, Chipotle, is teaming up with special brew houses to bring customers a house made margarita and 3 brews of beer to their upcoming “Cultivate” Festivals in San Francisco, Denver, & Chicago. These brews will be exclusive to the Cultivate events and Chipotle will not be pouring (so...
Grubwithus Team Blog: Sneak Peak - Welcome to the... →
grubwithus: One year later: funding, sixteen new staffers and a brand new office in Venice Beach, California. We’re still limited on resources and we still pull all-nighters, but we’ve come a long way from fighting over outlets at coffee shops. With the remaining team members moving down next week and… Venice Beach Office eh? Our kind of people. Manja!
Surya's Tumblr: Grubwithus launches a social... →
suryaray: #SuryaRay #Surya Ever had the urge to go out to dinner at a restaurant but couldn’t find anyone to dine with? Social dining startup Grubwithus might just have an app for you. Over the weekend it launched GrubTonight, an iPhone app that allows strangers in the same city to meet up for impromptu… Interesting concept … The “Über Cab” of social dining if you...
: Group Meal Spotlights: Fuji Sushi, Kung Pao... →
blendabout: This week’s Group Meal Spotlights are on Fuji Sushi in San Jose, CA, Kung Pao Bistro in West Hollywood, CA, and Sotto Sopra in Baltimore, MA. Don’t worry, there are plenty of other meals for you to choose from, but these are a few not to be missed! So check ‘em out… … Yummy! Sushi Everything! With Japanese cuisine being comprised of lean protein & omegas (fish),sea...
JustLabelit.org : Have You Told your Senator? →
JustLabelit.org encourages the people to let our Senator know that we have the right to Labels , to Labels being correct & complete, and to know what really is in our food. Not just a power trip or bone to pick. Labels are the founding blocks of food allergy awareness. We NEED to know, our lives and airways depend on it. Manja!
Help the KFA (Kids With Food Allergies) & Oklahoma... →
Oklahoma City Tornado devastated many, 2 miles wide and already 52 casualties (still counting). Click the Facebook link and contribute to KFA (kids with food allergies foundation) who will be sending allergy safe food to food banks for the individuals and families in need. Love on some families and extend a helping hand. Manja!
BottleRock Vendor: Local, Seasonal, Handmade →
Kitchen Door Napa: Local, Seasonal, Handmade, & Nut Free Kitchen Ashley Nicolei attended last weekend’s BottleRock Music, Food, & Wine Festival in Napa, CA. Having attended festivals previously, she was a bit apprehensive about eating at the festival and participating in the tastings due to her severe nut allergy. To her pleasant surprise, she found a Vendor whom prepares food in a...
Zipdom: Move over, Coachella. →
zipdom: Do yourself a favor #SanFrancisco and meet @BottleRockNapa, the creators of the newest music festival in the Bay Area. The Black Crowes. The Black Keys. Jane’s Addiction. Kings of Leon. Zac Brown Band. Further. Cake. Alabama Shakes. Okay, you get the point. And as much as we love music festivals… Somewhat. But way BETTER than Coachella. Ella Ella Ella eh eh you’ve got...
Who Else Attended BottleRock Napa?
If you attended BottleRock Napa this past weekend, please feel free to share your experience and contribute your feedback. Manja was so impressed with the variety of dishes the foodie booths and vendors were serving. Usually a festival is a foodie with food allergies anything but ideal (especially if he or she forgets to pack a picnic). But to our surprise BottleRock Booths and Vendors...
F.A.R.E. Food Allergy Research For Adults →
Food Allergy Research: FOR ADULTS New Allergy? Go here If you’ve been living with food allergies for a while and desire tips on how to manage, go here. The rarely discussed but VERY important topics for Adults 1. Kissing & Allergens - Can I kiss someone who just ate something I’m allergic to? 2. Alcohol & Epinephrine - Do they mix? Manja!
Food Allergy Advocacy - Hidden Disability →
Food Allergy Awareness: Severe Food Allergy May Be a “Hidden Disability” Manja Reports F.A.R.E is advocating Severe Food Allergy rights in the workplace and the school system. A severe food allergy under section 504 under the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Section 504: Written & Management Plans “According to the USDA, “when in the...
It Is Food Allergy Awareness Week May 12th - May... →
F.A.R.E. Food Allergy Research & Education Presents National Food Allergy Awareness Week 2013 May 12th - May 18th 2013 is dedicated to creating more awareness about severe food allergies, their symptoms, causes, and how to be a pal (protect, save a life, don’t discriminate). In honor of National Food Allergy Awareness Week Manja is posting this link from F.A.R.E.’s website to...
BlendAbout.com : Foodie Platform and Meetup Site →
BlendAbout.com : Manja Recommends Silicon Valley based startup, BlendAbout.com is a hot new foodie platform and meetup site. If you enjoy the juiciest food gossip, being alerted to the best places to eat and to the top chefs too, socializing, and connecting with people who share your interests and foodie passions, this site is for you. Manja created our profile on our mobile phone (IPHONE)...
Manja Update: Reviews Only Tab in the Making
LIVELOVEMANJA is in the works of creating a “Reviews Only” Tab. Readers and followers will also be able to subscribe to the Feed. This will allow you foodies to view Reviews for Restaurants, Products, Hotels, and Services only. All Reviews are done by LIVELOVEMANJA Creator herself (Ashley Nicolei). While she has a severe food allergy to Tree Nuts, she can only speak from personal...
Mothers Day Weekend & May 11th Wine Tourist Day
Mothers Day Weekend & May 11th We have a big weekend coming up for fellow foodies, this weekend being MOTHERS DAY WEEKEND and WINE TOURIST DAY (May 11th). Wine Country, Santa Cruz, and the Bay Area is buzzing with fun things to do. As a foodie with food allergies, we must be selective in the restaurants, venues, and vineyards we choose. We would not want any “exciting” trips to...
Y Rousseau Release Party and New Tasting Room... →
Red Wine is encouraged for A Blood Type as it promotes heart health for those who benefit from the Mediterranean Region Diet. Like we need another excuse to adventure up to Napa. Manja is a member of “the Juice” newsletter, a newsletter that focuses on the most happening events in wine country. We recommend the Y Rousseau Release Party coming up on May 5th. It’s a great way...
Best Diets For Your Blood Type & Allergy Prone... →
Who would have thought that our diets are richly governed by our blood and is the basis of our immune system? Once you scan through this document, it will make so much more sense. The document serves as a nutritional guide that is best suited to your Blood Type (O, A, B, AB). O is prone to an over active immune system, it is the oldest known blood type, and is the blood type of the hunter...
Food Allergy Laws for Restaurants Should Be More... →
AllergyEats.com is a restaurant database featuring over 600,000 restaurants nation wide. In this article, CEO of AllergyEats.com, talks about how state laws, legislation, food licensing, and staff training needs to be more comprehensive and mandatory. Manja agrees; we are not just looking out for the safety of the customers with food allergies but also for the safety and well beings of...
WebMD Article: Tips for Eating Out with Food... →
Excellent and informative article by WebMD: Tips For Eating Out. WebMD brings up a valid point, that dining out with food allergies meant preparing your own meal and enjoying on the front porch. Restaurants and Culinary Arts Schools have come far in creating more food allergy awareness and alternatives that are food allergy friendly. However, we still must not let our guard down when eating...
When Allergies Develop Suddenly - Allergy Center -... →
Did you know that most people who develop a rapid onset food allergy(s) do so in their early twenties? Foodie Fact. Manja!
Happy Saturday! Where is your favorite Brunch Spot? We would love to know!– Manja
get-it-0ff: Please excuse me while I have an allergic reaction because I didn’t read a label thoroughly. Frick. Story of our lives. Manja!
iPhone "Design" Update!
hoppit: Check out your “Design” recommendations today by selecting the design button. Now you’ll be prompted to add only the coolest local places to your city, which means no more chains. Sorry, Subway. #notreally Biased because we have an i-phone. Sorry we’re not sorry. Manja!
OpenTable co-Founder, Glenn Allen, to join...
hoppit: We’re thrilled to announce that Glenn Allen, former co-Founder and VP of OpenTable and current co-Founder and CEO of Glyder, is joining Hoppit’s Advisory Board. Glenn brings significant industry expertise to the table, including growing and scaling OpenTable, the world’s leading online reservations platform. This is awesome! OpenTable.com Co-Founder & VP is joining Hoppit, a...
CIRCA restaurant - San Francisco, CA →
Interested in dining at Circa Restaurant SF? Beautiful restaurant located on Chestnut Street of the Marina District. Manja’s first Circa experience was in December of 2010 for a dear friend’s birthday. The birthday celebration was Alice in Wonderland theme and the table was decorated like a dining experience you’d expect to have with no other than the Mad Hatter himself. We...