Capricorn Foodiescope: The Pizza Fiend

The Capricorn is known as the Pizza Fiend. Lovers of all things dough, tomato sauce and cheese, they fall into either the Deep-pan Fan or Thin-crust Enthusiast category. Topping choices may differ between Capricorns closer to the Sagittarius or Aquarius cusp. But a passion for the doughy things in life means they spread their menu choices further afield. Garlic bread and cookie dough dishes are never off the table. Capricorn foodie traits. Date [...]

By | 2019-12-31T13:13:43+00:00 December 31st, 2019|Categories: Chain restaurants, Foodiescopes, News, Vegan & Vegetarian|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Capricorn Foodiescope: The Pizza Fiend

Restaurants with the best vegan burgers.

We’ve fallen head over bun for the almighty vegan burger. Serving up all the deliciousness of a juicy burger whilst staying animal and environmentally friendly, get your burger fix a little differently. You can try plenty of vegan burgers with your tastecard, as a lot of tastecard restaurants serve up the green goods when it comes to burgers. So, we've rounded up a few of the best vegan burgers on tastecard that we reckon you'll want to try. And you [...]

By | 2020-02-19T16:40:55+00:00 December 30th, 2019|Categories: Chain restaurants, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Restaurants with the best vegan burgers.

What films are out this January?

The festive season is well and truly over. But it's just the start of the stream of new film releases for 2020. With tastecard, you can get cinema discounts, 7 days a week, with up to 40% off cinema tickets at 350+ UK locations. We've rounded up the latest film releases to watch with your cheap cinema tickets this Janaury 2020, from a remake of The Grudge to World War I biopic, 1917. Hello big screen binge, adios January blues. [...]

By | 2019-12-23T11:25:26+00:00 December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cinema, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What films are out this January?

The 7 Lucky Foods of Chinese New Year

It’s Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rat is here. Chinese New Year celebrations usually last for around two weeks, and this year they'll be around from Saturday 25th January 'til Saturday 8th February, when the Lantern Festival falls. Along with all the celebrations, food’s a huge part of Chinese New Year. And there are seven lucky foods for Chinese New Year that are eaten traditionally. Here's a little background on the famous seven... [...]

By | 2019-12-23T16:35:18+00:00 December 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on The 7 Lucky Foods of Chinese New Year

A look at the Mac and Wild London menu.

Voted as tastecard’s Best Independent Restaurant in The Foodie Awards, Mac & Wild London bring the flavours, ingredients and recipes of the Scottish Highlands to the city. Starting out as a Scottish street food market stall serving game, Mac & Wild now have two restaurants in Fitzrovia and Devonshire Square. Sticking to their roots, their piece de resistance is still their meat. Specialising in some of the wildest, most flavoursome cuts, they source the best meat from the finest [...]

By | 2019-12-12T17:57:45+00:00 December 12th, 2019|Categories: Chain restaurants, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on A look at the Mac and Wild London menu.

tastecard’s Restaurant of the Year: Frankie & Benny’s

Taking on a national brand refresh, a new feel clearly paid off for Frankie & Benny’s in 2019 as they took the crown for Restaurant of the Year in The Foodie Awards. Going back to their Italian American roots that focus on two things, a passion for food and sense of community spirit, they’ve given guests a new taste of the old neighbourhood of Little Italy. We spoke to the team at Frankie & Benny’s to find out exactly [...]

By | 2019-12-17T15:59:20+00:00 December 10th, 2019|Categories: Chain restaurants, News, Restaurant of the Month|Tags: , , |Comments Off on tastecard’s Restaurant of the Year: Frankie & Benny’s

7 top tips for taking the best food photos with Zizzi

Champions of pizza, pasta and Italian cuisine, Zizzi took the crown for Social Followers’ Favourite in The Foodie Awards from tastecard this year. And we’ve got a hunch that it’s because their Instagram food photos always look so darn good. We’ve put together 7 top tips to get your food photography and grid looking as sleek, uniform and professional as Zizzi’s. And we've got some shots off their very own Instagram (@wearezizzi) to show the tips in action. [...]

By | 2019-12-20T11:50:24+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Categories: Chain restaurants, News|Comments Off on 7 top tips for taking the best food photos with Zizzi

What films are out this December?

Want to get your hands on cheap cinema tickets and catch all the latest releases for less? With tastecard, you can get cinema ticket discounts at 350+ UK locations with up to 40% off tickets. So, all you need now is a list of what to watch at the cinema this festive season. Lucky for you, we've rounded up the latest December film releases, from new Christmas films to the new Star Wars and Jumanji instalments. GET UP TO 40% OFF CINEMA [...]

What and where to eat for a balanced vegan diet with tastecard.

One of the hardest things to get right on a vegan diet is making sure you're getting enough of all the good stuff, like nutrients and vitamins. There are lots of benefits to a vegan diet, but cutting out meat and other animal products means you're missing out on protein and vitamins you don't usually have to think twice about. A vegan food trend to pop up over the past few years is Veganuary. "What is Veganuary?" we hear a [...]

By | 2020-02-28T15:53:37+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Chain restaurants, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What and where to eat for a balanced vegan diet with tastecard.