The 7 Lucky Foods of Chinese New Year

It’s Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig is here. The celebrations usually last for around two weeks, and this year they’ll be ending on February 15th, when the Lantern Festival falls. Along with all the celebrations, food’s a huge part of Chinese New Year. And there are seven main dishes that are eaten for luck. Here's a little background on the famous seven... Tangyuan for Family Togetherness Made up of glutinous rice [...]

By | 2019-02-06T16:55:42+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The 7 Lucky Foods of Chinese New Year

All American Dishes for Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl’s coming up on Sunday. And here at tastecard HQ, that means one thing: food envy. So, if you find yourself swooning over American grub as much as us, check out our fave American dishes below, available at tastecard restaurants. Ed’s Diner’s Full Rack of Ribs If you find anything that screams America more than a rack o’ ribs and three hearty sides, let us know. But if not, get stuck into this [...]

By | 2019-01-30T17:20:35+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on All American Dishes for Super Bowl Sunday

Best Chocolate Cake Desserts

We’re all about the healthy eating and fitness this January. But it would be rude not to indulge in a slice or two of chocolate cake for International Chocolate Cake Day, wouldn’t it? Yep. It totally would be. Here’s our pick of the best chocolate cake desserts to tuck into on this magical, magical day. Bruce Bogtrotter, eat your heart out. Chocolate Orange Brownie at Bella Italia A warm chocolate orange brownie, topped with a [...]

By | 2019-01-28T09:01:14+00:00 January 27th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Best Chocolate Cake Desserts

2019 Food Trend: What on earth’s a Jackfruit?

2019: who knows what’s in store for it? Will Ariana Grande rule again? Probably. Will we be disappointed with the final Game of Thrones series? Sure hope not. Will we save loads of money with tastecard? Obviously. Another thing we’re pretty certain about though is that we’ll be eating a heck load of jackfruit. Looking and sounding like a Hogwarts special, it’s already taken the vegan world by storm. And we’re giving you the lowdown on the meat substitute [...]

By | 2019-01-23T08:26:44+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 2019 Food Trend: What on earth’s a Jackfruit?

Best Independent Restaurants in Manchester

As well as chains, we’ve got a list as long as our arm of independent restaurants who accept tastecard too. So, we’ll be giving you the heads up on where to find the best of the best, every month. First up, it’s independent restaurants in Manchester. On the map for its iconic music and fashion scene, Manchester’s got loads to offer when it comes to food too. From authentic pizzerias to make-your-jaw-drop dessert joints, we’ve rounded up a few [...]

By | 2019-01-21T14:25:50+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Best Independent Restaurants in Manchester

Restaurants with the Best Vegan Burgers

It’s official. We’ve fallen in love with the almighty vegan burger this Veganuary. They serve up all the deliciousness of a juicy burger whilst staying animal-friendly. So, you get your burger fix and do your bit for the environment and your bod at the same time. Gold medal over here, please. Plenty of tastecard restaurants are serving up the goods when it comes to vegan burgers. And we’ve rounded up a few that we reckon you should add to your [...]

By | 2019-01-17T09:18:34+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Restaurants with the Best Vegan Burgers

Top restaurants for healthy eating this January

Although we have absolutely no shame in all the dunking, munching and downright indulging we did over the festive period, we’re welcoming the January health-kick with open arms. So, where’s good for eating out whilst staying healthy this January? We’ve done the hunting for you and rounded up our top five chains with healthy dish options. You’re welcome. Bella Italia Spiralised Veg Gamberoni For an alternative to pasta, try one of the dishes from Bella [...]

By | 2019-01-10T15:16:49+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Categories: Chains, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top restaurants for healthy eating this January