PaperCity Houston: Food Allergies Hit Houston’s Most Fabulous Partygoers in an Eye-Opening Affair

When we were growing up, our middle sister had a terrible allergy to chocolate, every child’s (and mother’s) nightmare particularly when the other two sisters are chomping M&Ms almost daily. A few years ago, I developed an allergy to sesame (goodbye, my beloved hummus). I have a cousin who as an adult developed a deadly allergy to shrimp.

So it was that I was interested in Texas Children’s Hospital‘s fundraiser for its Food Allergy Program. Kudos to the brains behind this event that assigns a food allergy to each guest as they arrive. Then, as they peruse the various food stations with ingredients boldly displayed, they are denied foods containing those elements which they were allergic to.

Tempting all during the casual cocktail gathering were the 2020 culinary partners — A Fare Extraordinaire, Awesome Bites Co., Benjy’s, Bloom & Bee, Bouchée Patisserie, Brennan’s of Houston, Doris Metropolitan Houston, Emmaline, La Table Houston, Le Colonial Houston, Royers Round Top Café, State of Grace, The Annie Café & Bar, Uchi, and Weights + Measures. Read More.