Curio Cabal + TA TA Eatery

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I’m giving Curio Cabal quite a solid rating here which I think is highly justified by the amazing food offered by TA TA here. As I understand it started out as a sort of pop-up residency within this coffeeshop but has now gone permanent (Wednesday to Saturday evenings) for which I’m ever greatful. I believe there are also plans to serve lunch too. “Ta Ta” meaning he and she in Mandarin is run by Zijun Meng and Ana Gonçalves who both worked with Nuno Mendes at Viajante and Chiltern Firehouse. They serve up an amazing family feel fusion of Chinese and Portuguese food. Miso shall […]

Taberna do Mercado

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I think I can safely say one of the best meals I’ve had in London was at one of Nuno Mendez’s earlier Michelin starred restaurants, Viajante. I’ve never been to the celebrity filled Chiltern Firehouse but have been very excited to try the much less assuming place in Old Spitalfields Market. The food does not disappoint. The portion sizes do however but not for next time… order a bit more! We’d just about caught last orders as a walk-in so didn’t have the luxury of time on our hands. We opt for prawn rissoles as a “snack”, tinned fish (I think mackerel – note to […]