lucha libre, manchester
so, it’s 2014 and i’ve hardly been out for any food!
no diets involved – simply time and getting my arse off the sofa at the weekend or after work.
to get ourselves back into the swing of eating out, the boyfriend treated me to a meal at lucha libre. opened in liverpool then extending to manchester, i had high hopes and they were (mostly) met.
inside, it’s nicely set up; a large bar area with plenty of drinking tables, eating tables towards the back, and a large dj booth upstairs. we were seated quickly and handed our menus, which is when we got very excited.
the idea is, as with many places this year, ‘family dining’ or ‘tapas’ (the buzzwords for a foodie 2014, perhaps?)
i personally think it’s a well priced menu, with some burritos and quesadilla only coming in at the £5 mark – a great mark for anyone wanting a quick, cheap and little bit naughty lunch.
we, naturally, wanted to try everything, so went for:
pork pil bil quesadilla
cali steak burrito
there’s was just a little bit of something lacking, with the fries being the spiciest item on the table.
however, i did really enjoy my burrito, but only with a few drops of hot sauce; the steak was super moist, with plenty of guac, and i loved having the sweet potato fries inside the wrap, something i have been known to do at home.
i’m assured the pork was delicious, if a bit juicy! napkins on laps folks.
the thing to let it down? when wanting another drink it was a long wait before anyone noticed us – we had actually finished our meal by the time my wine came.
saying that, i’d go again, simply because i felt very content with both the price and fullness of my stomach. i’d simply be less thirsty.