Here at Wriggle we pride ourselves on being able to sniff out the tastiest and most delectable dishes in town. We also like o think that we're a dab hand at discovering the very best that each independent venue we work with has to offer – we can pick out a 'signature dish' at fifty paces – and we know when it's a delicious, great value banger. And guess what our favourite thing to do is ... share all of this knowledge and insider tips with you, of course! We've created these spiffing foodie deals and experiences so that you can sample the absolute highlights that each establishment has to offer – the real crème de la crème. 

Think of these Wriggle experiences like a chef's recommendation – after all, we've devised these deals in partnership with each venue, so they can showcase to you lucky lot the dishes that they're the proudest of. From tacos to thalis, we've got everything you need for a frikkin' awesome Foodventure in Brighton.

THE JALDEE JALDEE EXPERIENCE - 2X VEGGIE OR VEGAN THALIS & 2X DRINKS, £25

Fancy some authentic veggie and vegan thali from one of Brighton's most exciting new kitchen takeovers? Wriggle down to Jaldee Jaldee at Bottoms Rest and nab your date night thali for two. The Thali changes monthly but this month's thali includes: Mogo Chips (an East African favourite) - deep fried cassava chips that are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside drizzled with homemade chutney; Delicious black daal – urud daal (black lentils) slow cooked in a medley of warming spices; Paneer (traditional Indian cheese) or vegan chicken malai – a melt in the mouth, creamy curry; Channa Masala - soaked chickpeas slow cooked in fresh spices Kachumbar – a fresh, vibrant salad; Boondi – a cooling, refreshing dip, similar to raita. The thali is also served with homemade pickled red onion chutney, jeera rice and two rotis. 2x drinks include bottles of Tiger, Heineken and Sol or soft drinks.

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THE HAPPY MAKI EXPERIENCE: ANY 2X VEGAN SUSHI BURRITOS & 2X SIDES, £15

Maki a mate happy and treat them to this feast of a Wriggle. Act fast and you'll be tucking into any two Vegan Sushi Burritos and two sides from big fish of the Brighton vegan scene - Happy Maki. These guys have a range of Sushiritos to choose from, but here are some Wriggle favourites: Fully Loaded- crispy 'chicken', sweet potato wedges, roasted sesame seeds, red pepper, teriyaki sauce; Hoisin 'Duck' - crispy 'duck', roasted sesame seeds, avocado, cucumber, red pepper, spring onions, hoisin sauce; Rainbow Roll - grated beet and carrot, toasted seeds, avocado, cucumber, red pepper, coriander, spiced coconut sauce. These guys don't do boring - even their sides are creatively unique. You might fancy their flavoursome tempura seasoned Popcorn Cauliflower, or tasty Tofu Rice Pockets.

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THE PAKAL EXPERIENCE: 3X TACOS, A TASTE OF ALL THE SIDES & A CORONA OR MARGARITA, £14.95

Call your friends, book a few Wriggles, and taco yourselves down to Pakal Taco Bar for a proper Mexican feast. If you'd like the proper lingo, it's called a Paquete Pakal – a bundle of Pakal treats. Now you know. With this Wriggle, you'll be treated to a veritable mountain of tasty treats. Choose any three of their delicious soft corn-based tacos – the freshly made fillings are bursting with flavour – they're a real party in yo' mouth. Taco your pick from the following options – remember, you're allowed three! Then, you'll also be treated to a taste of all of the side dishes (all vegan-friendly). You'll enjoy unbelievably moreish refried beans, creamy guacamole and refreshing pico de gallo - a fresh tomato salad. To top it all off, you'll be sipping on one of Pakal's legendary margaritas – crisp, boozy, and zingy as heck Maragarita cocktails – heavenly! Alternatively, wash down your tacos with a classic Corona.

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THE WOODBOX EXPERIENCE: ANY 2X PIZZAS, LARGE SALAD & BOTTLE OF WINE, £32

A vintage Citroen H-Van is where Woodbox originally came to life. In 2013 armed with a classic set of wheels, a wood fired oven and some delicious Napoli style sourdough, these delicious street pizzas were sold to the masses at food markets and festivals across the UK. Due to the impeccable reputation the touring Neapolitan food had built, the Woodbox Pizzeria opened last year in the heart of Kemptown. Offering the same traditional Napoli style pizzas, made with locally sourced Sussex ingredients and blended with fine Italian flour, you’ll really want to get a pizza this action. The decor is modern, clean and simple with an emphasis on top quality food. Make sure you save room for pud cos their authentic gelato is worth more than a pretty penny.

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THE BOK SHOP EXPERIENCE - CHICKEN OR VEGAN FEAST & DRINK (FOR 2)

We seriously hope you and your mate are hungry, this is called a feast for a darn good reason! Have yourself a meal that will fill your boots for days at The Bok Shop any day of the week. You will be tucking into starters, burgers - (Excluding The Bossman), sides and drinks for two if you can fit it all in! Some of the options are; Bok Wings, Vegan Nuggs, The Hot as Cluck Burger, Homemade mash & hot chicken gravy and a Firebird Pilsner.

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THE WOLFSMOUTH TACO EXPERIENCE - 4X DELUXE TACOS, 2X SIDES & 2X BEERS

Utilising the finest quality – and a few lesser-known – ingredients, the Wolfsmouth boys make seriously decadent flavour combinations that are singing with flavour. This menu focusses on veggie and vegan fare, so expect to see some old favourites! Choose 4 deluxe, hand-pressed corn vegan or veggie tacos the menu (we love their jerk plantain taco, with thier outrageous charred pineapple hot sauce, fiery sweet potato purée and toppred fresh herbs and lime). Then you and your dining partner can also help themselves to two of Wolfsmouth delectable sides (we love the tostadas or the courgette ribbons) and a couple of Lazy Lizard IPA or APA beers to get the night going.

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THE METRODECO EXPERIENCE: AFTERNOON TEA & GIN/COCKTAILS, £24.50

Afternoon tea by the seaside once involved trying not to sully the fancy hotel linen in front of the judgmental bellhops. No more. Mini sandwiches, quiches, scones and a glass of fizz? Check. Nifty prohibition touches (gin cocktails served in a brushed chrome teapot)? Check. The chance to slip on some Jazz-age vintage garms as you sup? Check. And they go so much further; consider the ‘Gentleman’s afternoon tea’ with real ale or a choice drop of whiskey. It’s not just about booze; some 25 varieties of their own tea are on offer, served in to-die-for retro crockery. The root-toot soundtrack and artfully mis-matched furniture elegantly complement the speakeasy vibe. Dogs are even welcome, as are (presumably) hip cats.

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THE LARDER EXPERIENCE: 2X BUDDHA BOWLS, TORTILLA CHIPS W/ DIPS & 2X DRINKS, £11.95

Make the most of the sunnier weather and Wriggle down to the beautiful and bountiful Larder, and nab yourself a feast that's as delicious as it is nutritious. The perfect Wriggle for a plant-based picnic on the beach or in the park. Grab a mate and pick up two vibrant, colourful and tasty buddha bowls and a portion of giant, homemade tortilla chips with a selection of hummus dips. Bursting with delicious, healthy produce and salads, these bowls are the perfect way to fill your belly and satisfy your hunger. Regularly changing toppings including quinoa stuffed pepper with mixed leaves, sun-blushed tomatoes & crispy chickpeas, butternut squash jambalaya with cajun kidney beans, raw veggies, chunky hummus and seeds. You'll also enjoy a soft drink (cans or bottled water) each. Yum!

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The Hanover Experience: 2 MAINS OR BURGERS & 2 DRINKS (SOFT OR BOOZY) @ The Dover Castle, £25

Phone somebody who you really like and let them know that the pair of you are about to set off on a tasty mid-week adventure in pursuit of cracking food and tasty drinks. With this Wriggle, you and your lucky partner-in-dine will be tucking into a proper feast each; you'll choose either a proper burger or a classic pub main course each from the following list: Thyme slow roasted pork loin, crispy crackling, mash and a cider cream sauce with greens; Herb marinated chicken supreme, crushed new potato, creamy parsley sauce and greens; Grilled feta salad, roasted red peppers, olives, tomato leaves and pistou dressing; Ham eggs and chips; Haddock fish and chips with Spitfire best beer batter, mushy peas and tartare sauce; Hanover hottie burger – bacon, fire cheese, jalapeño and Hanover hot sauce; Hallo you! burger – deep fried halloumi, portobello mushroom, crispy onions and spicy mayo. There's plenty more burgers on the menu, too (and they're all served with chips!) – head on over and check out the choices for yourself! You'll also be sipping on your choice of soft or boozy drinks (up to the value of £5 each) – so knock yourselves out!

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THE TLALOC EXPERIENCE - 6X TACOS, 2X COCKTAILS & 2X HOMEMADE ICE CREAM/SORBET

Gather your friends and get your butts over to Tlaloc for Mexican food without the silly hats and burritos! You and a pal will be tucking into 6 tacos to share, a cocktail each and a choice of ice cream or sorbet to finish. The menu is innovative, some of our favourite dishes are the Al Pastor Tacos - Signature pastor marinade, with pineapple and either; pork shoulder, sea bass. octopus or oyster mushroom (v) or the Hibiscus Flower Tacos - Hibiscus flowers with caramelised onion and garlic, seasoned with GF soy sauce (vg).

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Published -21st August 2018