Grand Central Terminal Welcomes New Restaurant, Latineria

Grand Central Terminal Welcomes New Restaurant, Latineria

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If Grand Central Terminal is on your to-do list while visiting NYC, stop by Latineria which opens today in Grand Central Terminal’s Dining Concourse (Lower Level 89) adjacent to Chef Julian Medina’s taqueria, La Chula. The brightly colored fast-casual concept is done in retro pink, aqua and yellow,  which will certainly catch your attention. The new outpost specializes in traditional Latin cuisine, serving a menu of Homemade Empanadas: Bacon Egg & Cheese, Chicken Tinga, Ham and Cheese, Colombian Beef and Potato, or Cheese and Corn ($3.95 each,) a traditional Cubano, or Pollo Sandwich with avocado mayonnaise and queso blanco ($11.95,) and a range of Platos ($14.95) including Ropa Vieja (shredded beef, peppers braised in tomato sauce,) Pernil (Cuban roast pork,) Pollo Rostizado (Peruvian roasted chicken marinated in Spices,) or a one-of-a-kind Picadillo Vegetariano (braised carrots, potatoes, peas, capers, and olives in tomato sauce.) In addition, Sopa de Pollo and Sancocho a hearty Colombian beef soup with squash, yucca, and green plantains is offered ($5.95/$8.95.) A slushy Frozen Sangria is also available to help cool you  down this summer.

Chef Julian Medina, owner of hotspots Toloache, Coppelia, Tacuba Mexican Cantina, La Chula Taqueria, TQS, and now Latineria, has been creating refined Mexican cuisine for 20 years. He’s created numerous acclaimed food concepts around town, and garnered accolades from the food media, including The New York Times and The New Yorker, as well as appearing on various high-profile television shows.

 

 

 

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