That said, most restaurant owners are willing to work with you on your health needs if you talk to them and establish a relationship with them. Instead of trying a new place all the time, pick your three or four favorite restaurants and develop relationships with the chefs so that when you come in, they know how you like your food cooked and with what ingredients. Request that they make dishes with olive oil instead of butter, bring out platters of veggies instead of baskets of bread, add certain spices to replace sugar. These requests, of course, require educating yourself to know what you want to sub out and what you want to sub in.
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