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1133 Euclid Ave. NE (Moreland Ave.) Send to Phone
Tea, tea and more tea from oolong to roibois and everything in-between.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Teaspace Restaurant Review

: A team of four fine lads assembled all their skills in a sort of East-meets-West moderne space. Intimate, bright and not at all overheated from a noise perspective, Teaspace focuses on fine teas and tissanes. But it also works well as a vegetarian restaurant, with choices for vegans and for those who will eat fish. But there's no meat to be had. Located behind A Capella, one of the city's longest-running edgy bookstores, Teaspace pleases people who want to meet over a cup of tea and a nosh or who seek a full-course meal that respects their culinary philosophies. We started with a miso broth-based smoked corn soup with peppers. Nice and light. Then proceeded to the fish-of-the-day, a strip of perfectly fresh halibut that, while tasty, was just a notch overcooked for our preferences. It came on a wedge of lightly grilled polenta moistened by a miso-based beurre blanc. Gnocchi with oven-roasted grapes expresses the style of the vegetarian cooking. The Key lime pie we chose for dessert was far removed from our benchmark in this department. We would not repeat it, but might next time try the oolong-cocoa cake. While there's a wine list, the Athens, Ga.-brewed Terrapin Rye Ale was robust and refreshing with this food.


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