The YO! menu explained

Known for their delicious sushi rolls, there's a lot more to YO! these days than just maki, uramaki and temaki. So, if you're a sushi-sceptical, there's plenty to fill that hole with. Think traditional Japanese food like doughy gyoza, juicy bao buns, fresh salads, crispy katsu and even desserts. Plus, half of the menu is hot and a third is vegan, meaning there's something for every mouth. With 2 for 1 across all dishes, 5 days a week, there's even [...]

How to roll your own sushi

Maki-loving, seaweed-addicted, soy-sauce-drinking, sushi-head? Sounds like you're ready to up your game, don a rolling mat and try your hand at rolling your own sushi. We gave things a go first and great news: it’s a whole lot easier than it looks. Just follow our steps below, get rolling and hey presto! Delicious homemade sushi, sorted. What do I need to roll my own sushi? Rolling mat Nori seaweed sheets Sushi rice (already prepared) Fillings of your choice, e.g.: [...]

Restaurant of the Month: Café Rouge

This month marks Café Rouge's 30th birthday. So, to toast the big 3-0, we've crowned them our Restaurant of the Month for June. Known for their Parisienne bistro-style menu and relaxed dining experience, they're a favourite for tastecarders. And we've delved into the past 30 years of Café Rouge to uncover a few highlights for the occasion and find out what's made them just so good. IN THE BEGINNING Founded in 1989, the very [...]

tastecard presents: Hands Off!

Cross a whole load of sushi with a bunch of chopstick-savvy waiters and what do you get? tastecard’s first ever pop-up restaurant, Hands Off! The idea Taking place every night between June 10th and 14th, tastecard hosted its first ever pop-up restaurant at Carousel Spaces in Marylebone, London, to raise money for our partner charity, Mary’s Meals. A dining experience fit for foodies who like a side of laziness with their sushi, when we say [...]

By | 2019-06-19T16:51:58+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, Sushi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Simon Xavier from Chiquito

For June’s Meet the Chef instalment, we spoke to Executive Chef of Chiquito, Simon Xavier. Masters of all things Mexicano, he gave us some insight into what goes on in his role day to day at Chiquito. And we put our Meet the Chef questions to him to get to know him a little better. Life at Chiquito When asked to describe dining at Chiquito in five words, Simon told us "Flavourful, fun, vibrant, fresh and welcoming". And as [...]

By | 2019-06-18T13:56:22+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Categories: Chains, Meet The Chef, News|0 Comments