Best vegetarian restaurants to eat at this World Vegetarian Day

1st October marks World Vegetarian Day. And whether you're a meat-lover wanting to dabble in a veggie diet or you already have a fully-fledged green palate, it's tricky to know what and where to eat vegetarian-wise. So, in the spirit of World Veggie Day, we've rounded up five vegetarian foods that taste delicious and will keep you full and satisfied. And we've thrown in the best vegetarian dishes that feature them, from five of our favourite tastecard restaurants. So, [...]

By | 2019-10-01T10:08:16+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Best vegetarian restaurants to eat at this World Vegetarian Day

Restaurant of the Month: YO!

At tastecard, we're all about variety and catering for every kind of foodie, which is why YO! is our Restaurant of the Month. Although they're masters of sushi, YO! also have a list as long as your arm of traditional Japanese food, including hot dishes, gluten-free plates and vegan options. In fact, half of the menu is hot, whilst a third is vegan, so there really is something for everyone to get their chops around. And of course with 2 for [...]

By | 2019-09-30T15:06:18+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News, Restaurant of the Month|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Restaurant of the Month: YO!

Antenor Siqueira from PizzaExpress

This month’s Meet the Chef is a good’en. Antenor Siquiera is the Food Development Chef at one of our favourite big brand restaurants, PizzaExpress. Known for their delicious pizza and almighty Dough Balls, we found out what makes their menu so good and what Antenor’s day to day is like. What's your day to day at PizzaExpress?  Antenor told us: “My day always starts with a strong espresso! Then I turn my attention to making sure [...]

By | 2019-09-18T14:46:43+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Categories: Chains, Meet The Chef, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Antenor Siqueira from PizzaExpress

Order’s up: The best pub grub on tastecard

Well those summertime beer-garden evenings never really started, did they? So, we're ready to pack in our hopes of dining outdoors at the local and replace them with ones featuring a hearty dose of the best pub grub and a fire. Feeling the same? We've picked our current favourite starters, mains and desserts from Beefeater, Table Table and Brewers Fayre. And you can dig into them all on 2 for 1, 7 days a week with your tastecard. No sun needed. Just your [...]

By | 2019-09-11T12:34:30+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Categories: British, Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Order’s up: The best pub grub on tastecard

5 Delicious Desserts to try on tastecard

We're in the mood for all things fluffy, doughy, creamy and crumbly at the moment with Great British Bake Off flaunting delicious, gooey bakes all over our screens. So, Eat an Extra Dessert Day came at just the right time. And - pardon the pun - the icing on the cake? You can have that cake and eat it too - sorry, again - with tastecard's 2 for 1 discount. Check out our favourites below. Sugarry-goodness incoming. [...]

By | 2019-09-11T08:55:52+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Delicious Desserts to try on tastecard

Restaurant of the Month: Giraffe

Colourful, welcoming and the perfect spot for families: just a few words that spring to mind at the mention of Giraffe. With a menu already brimming with big flavours, tasty dishes and a mighty selection of kids' meals, we were chuffed to hear there were some new dishes on the scene at Giraffe. From vegan burgers and desserts to Asian-inspired mains, there’s plenty to get your chops round. And with your tastecard, you can enjoy 2 for 1 across [...]

By | 2019-09-11T08:57:03+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Chains, News, Restaurant of the Month|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Restaurant of the Month: Giraffe

Omar Romero from Absurd Bird

We’re big fans of Absurd Bird’s juicy fried chicken, fiery wings, jam-packed waffle burgers and zingy sauces. So, we sat down with their Group Development Chef, Omar Romero, to get the scoop on the menu, his favourite dishes and his role at the restaurant. What's your role at Absurd Bird? The no-holding-back nature of Absurd Bird’s menu it what we love most about the restaurant. And as the Group Development Chef at Absurd Bird, one of Omar’s [...]

By | 2019-09-11T08:58:20+00:00 August 21st, 2019|Categories: Chains, London, Meet The Chef, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Omar Romero from Absurd Bird

Restaurant of the Month: PizzaExpress

This summer, PizzaExpress is in the giving mood. As part of their #PizzaExpressWinBig campaign, running from 18th June to 16th September, they’re giving away cracking prizes every time someone dines at one of their restaurants. From free pizza for a year to Premier League tickets and sun-seasoned package holidays, there’s plenty to win and make your summer a real sizzler. Just head to your local PizzaExpress to grab one. And while you’re there, why not try their new summer menu? [...]

By | 2019-09-11T09:30:25+00:00 July 26th, 2019|Categories: Chains, Italian, News, Restaurant of the Month|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Restaurant of the Month: PizzaExpress

Chris Emelo from YO!

This June, everyone’s favourite colourful-plated Japanese street-food and sushi joint, YO!, landed on tastecard. So now, you can enjoy all those conveyer-belt dishes even more with 2 for 1 plates, 5 days a week. We caught up with Training and Development Chef, Chris Emelo, to find out a bit more about what to expect from dining at YO! He told us: “If I had to describe YO! in five words, they’d be fast, fun, fresh, culture and balance. [...]

By | 2019-07-11T14:11:19+00:00 July 10th, 2019|Categories: Chains, Meet The Chef, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Chris Emelo from YO!

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 [...]

By | 2019-06-25T11:16:37+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News, Restaurant of the Month|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Restaurant of the Month: Café Rouge