Dining out can be one of life’s great pleasures. It’s a chance to make new memories with friends, add new flavors to your palate or – at the very least – a night where you don’t have to cook.
But for people with irritable bowel syndrome – or IBS – there’s often nothing relaxing about a visit to a restaurant. You may be worried about whether the menu will exacerbate your symptoms, or if you’ll be able to get to a restroom.
Fortunately, there are ways people living with this condition can still enjoy dining out. Here are a few tips for eating out when you have IBS.