The highly acclaimed upscale Chinese restaurant Wu Chow has rolled out a takeout program through the online ordering system Mavn. While the menu does not include the restaurant's signature Shanghai-style soup dumplings, there are plenty of other hits to bring back to the comfort of homes and offices.
Wu Chow’s takeout menu offers elevated versions of traditional Chinese favorites centered on farm fresh produce. Mirroring the dine-in experience, the takeout lunch menu is smaller but satisfying, while the dinner menu includes expanded offerings such as steamed dumplings and various types of noodle dishes. Expect popular dishes like Sichuan dry-fried green beans to honey pecan prawns to Sichuan-braised eggplant sourced from Johnson's Backyard Garden. Bonus: It is easy to request adjustments to the spice level and swap out white rice for brown, and a side of the secret house-made chili oil, which is only 25 cents.
Wu Chow’s takeout service for lunch is available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dinner menu is available beginning at 2 p.m. on weekdays and at 5 p.m on Saturdays. Takeout is not available on Sundays when the restaurant is dedicated to its dim sum brunch. Online ordering service Mavn also works with Torchy’s, Via 313, and Juiceland, among other local businesses.
Chameleon Hospitality, the team behind gastroclub Swift’s Attic, opened Wu Chow downtown in November of 2015 to swooning crowds. Helming the kitchen is chef Ji Peng Chen, a specialist in Sichuan cuisine.
The restaurant group also recently announced details about its third project, dubbed Guild, which is slated to open this summer in the Rosedale neighborhood. The seafood-centric restaurant, located in the same complex as Snooze at 3800 North Lamar Boulevard, will feature indoor dining, two outdoor areas, and a private dining room. It will open for dinner only before adding to lunch and brunch.