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TĀ TĀ goes permanent with CURIO + TĀ TĀ in Haggerston

You may have seen them on Druid Street Market and their recent (VERY good) residencies and now there's great news that TĀ TĀ have a permanent restaurant on the way. 

TA TA is run by Zijun Meng and Ana Gonçalves both with very impressive backgrounds as ex-Viajante and Chiltern Firehouse and their cooking reflects their Chinese and Portuguese roots. They're joining up with Matt Broughton and Jeremy Duffy of Curio Cabal to set up CURIO + TĀ TĀ in the Haggerston coffee shop. 

The menu will continue their love of rice and everything on offer - that's snacks, hot plates and cold dishes - will be designed to go with a bowl of rice. It's all encouraged to be eaten "Chinese family style". There will be brand new dishes and the following faves from will also be making an appearance: 

  • Peanuts, served braised, with edamame and celery
  • Congee  - Asian rice porridge with rich chicken stock, herb sauce, crispy skin and dough sticks
  • Shime Saba, charred and pickled mackerel

It'll all seat 34, open for dinner, Thursday through Saturday from 6pm. And there will be a 60 seater alfresco spot for cocktails and snacks too. 

CURIO + TĀ TĀ opens on 16 June 2016 at 258 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4DG. For more, follow them on Twitter @CurioandTaTa. To book, email

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