Exploring Eataly Los Angeles with Autism

  Imagine having the luxuries of an Italian market, dining venues, and cooking school all under one single roof. A place where patrons can enjoy Roman pizza, sip a glass of wine as they grocery shop and learn how to make homemade gelato. When I heard that Eataly opened a Los Angeles location, I knew my son,… Read More

Ten Must Try Disneyland Snacks

  It is a fact that everyone loves a delicious snack. When visiting the parks with autism, buying snacks beats waiting in lines for busy restaurants. Snack Carts can make mealtimes quicker, not to mention cheaper than sit-down restaurants. Disneyland snacks vary from the traditional carnival variety to unique concussions created especially for the famous resort…. Read More

7 Ways to Enjoy Butterbeer at Universal Studios Orlando

  For many die hard Harry Potter fans sampling Butterbeer is a must when visiting Universal Studios Orlando. What most don’t realize is that there are seven ways to drink and even eat butterbeer while visiting the parks.   Kids and adults the world over still love the Harry Potter series, a story of witchcraft,… Read More

Five Iconic California Food Chains Worth Visiting

Travelers know  California as the sunshine state with beaches and Hollywood celebrities. What some visitors miss is the fact it is also home to some excellent food chains. From juicy burgers to Cuban pastries the State features a formidable variety of venues. So, for the foodies among you wishing to bookmark new spots to try;… Read More

5 Fun Universal Studios CityWalk Restaurants for Families

Universal Studios CityWalk is quickly becoming an amazing family hot spot. There are so many things that families can do, outside of the normal theme park. These include a karaoke bar, mini golf, and a movie theater. Not to mention, the Universal Studios CityWalk Restaurants. CityWalk has so many unique restaurants that are sure to… Read More

Orlando’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

  While attending this year’s Mom 2.0 conference in  Orlando, Florida last week we decided to explore Universal Studios Citywalk. Among its multiple eateries, we discovered  the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen. Imagine walking into a 19th Century Willy Wonka style steampunk Chocolate Factory. From the decor to the ambiance and the wonderful treats… Read More

Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino may be the worst drink yet

Unlike people who have their Starbucks daily fix, we only go to Starbucks every couple of months. As a parent, I’ve always thought the drinks were somewhat overpriced and not that healthy which lead me to discourage my sons from developing a  strong java habit. We usually go when we travel internationally (some drinks do… Read More

Dining at Commander’s Palace Restaurant in New Orleans

    The Commander’s Palace Restaurant in New Orleans is a sight to see. This grand restaurant has been open since 1890 when it was owned by Emile Commander. Over time, the restaurant switched owners, first to Frank G. Giarratano in the 20s, then to the Morans in 1944. Thirty years later, the Brennan family took… Read More

Taking Your Kid with Autism to Medieval Times

Our autism travel experts get questions about Medieval Times quite a bit. For those who don’t know, Medieval Times is a two to four-hour long dinner/show found in nine US locations and themed after a medieval knight jousting tournament. Visitors enter a replica castle and experience a night of fighting, food, and merriment. One can… Read More

Yucatan Cuisine at Chichen Itza Restaurant ,Los Angeles

We were first introduced to the Yucatan-inspired Chichen Itza restaurant when our son, Steven, started studying at USC, and he happened to mention that he and his friends go there on regular basis. So, last Sunday when we went to visit him, we figured we would try it and see how it measured up to the dishes… Read More

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