Lunch break

December 5, 2006 at 11:06 pm 9 comments

11:30 AM. I was working away at the archives (or trying to) when my cellphone buzzed. It was a text msg from Alan. The message was clear: “Wushu for lunch?” I knew I couldn’t really afford the time, that I should work overtime to compensate for the upcoming trip to Lisbon, but when it comes to food, I have no will-power. So Wushu it was.

Since it is mushroom season, the plato del dia was chicken with japanese mushrooms in a soy-based sauce served with jasmine rice. Dessert was a really nice passion fruit mousse served in a yogurt “soup” with biscuit. With a drink, it went for 9.90 euros.

Plato del dia

Entry filed under: Barcelona, Ethnic food, Food, Restaurants, Wushu Restaurant.

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Shirley  |  December 5, 2006 at 11:07 pm

    Sounds luscious.


    Shirley Buxton

  • 2. guerson  |  December 5, 2006 at 11:16 pm

    Indeed it was 😉 And I don’t usually choose chicken dishes – I find chicken can be very good but that most often it is very uninspiring. Today’s was of the very good category 😉

  • 3. Alan Bell  |  December 5, 2006 at 11:42 pm

    I’m a bad influence but I just had a craving

  • 4. Shirley  |  December 6, 2006 at 2:55 am

    Your header is quite attractive.

  • 5. Dana  |  December 6, 2006 at 7:13 am

    It is hard to resist good food!!! When I’m in Barcelona next summer, I will have to go to Wushu!

  • 6. guerson  |  December 6, 2006 at 11:34 am

    Note – I just re-read what I wrote and it gives the impression we went our for lunch at 11:30. As anybody who has been to spain knows, that would be impossible. He sent me the msg at 11:30 and we met for lunch at 1 pm. But since they are open from 12-midnight, you can actually have an early dinner – as we’ve done in the past – or even an early lunch.

    Dana, you’ll love wushu. Go when it’s not so busy so you get a chance to chat with Brad and Paula. They are very nice and have had a really interesting life.

    Thanks for the compliment Shirley!

  • 7. acomentarista  |  December 6, 2006 at 12:19 pm

    Huumm, apetitoso! E até que nao foi caro…rssss


  • 8. guerson  |  December 6, 2006 at 12:59 pm

    pela qualidade dos produtos – todos muito frescos, “do dia” -, o cuidado na preparação (todos os molhos são feitos por Bradley com ingredientes autenticos e alguns levam horas e horas para cozinhar), e a simpatia no atendimento, eles poderiam cobrar bem mais pelo que servem. Mas não, as entradas custam uns 4.50-6.50 e os pratos principais de 8.90 a 9.90. A bebida também não é cara. Uma garrafa de cava sai por 11 euros. O plato del dia é sempre 9.90 e inclui sobremesa e bebida. Eu gosto muito 😉

  • 9. Alan Bell  |  December 7, 2006 at 11:01 am

    I might add that even though we arrived at 1:00, we were the only ones there until the next customer arrived at around 1:30. By 2:30 you normally have to wait for a table.


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