From the team behind the lauded Mexican restaurant Crema, China Latina combines the diverse flavors and atmospheres of Asia and Latin America. Located in Hotel Indigo in the heart of Manhattan’s Flower District, China Latina is a 90-seat restaurant that also boasts an outdoor café, bamboo garden… and rooftop bar with a stunning view of downtown Manhattan and One World Trade Center. The dining room is painted bright red and adorned with custom-made Asian umbrellas, lamps, a Mondrian wall.
Owned by Chef Julieta Ballesteros and restaurateur Shaun Smith, China Latina features innovative items like Chorizo Dumplings, Huitlacoche Tofu Spring Rolls, Sushi Burritos, and Mole Poblano Lo Mein. The beverage program including unique cocktails like lychee margaritas and Lemongrass Pisco. Chef Ballesteros was inspired to unite the cuisines of Asia and Latin America because she noticed they already had an important characteristic in common: powerful flavors. Continued