Around Paris: 6th: Wadja

12 03 2010

On a quiet street just off the busy boulevard Montparnasse, around the corner from such grandiose eateries as Le Dôme, La Coupole, and La Rotonde, sits the laid-back bistro Wadja.

Outside Wadja.

Nick and I met here for lunch on a sunny day last week, and despite the long list of more expensive offerings, we thoroughly enjoyed the 14-euro, two-course lunch menu.  As we do in these situations, we split a starter and dessert, so as to make up a three-course lunch that doesn’t put us into a postprandial coma.

Lentil salad at Wadja

After ordering beers, we started off with the lentil salad.  It was good, with nice firm lentils and big chunks of meaty sausage.  The lentils were dressed with a punchy red wine vinaigrette that really helped take the edge off the richness of the dish.

Next, I had the bacon-wrapped monkfish.

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