A flower in the Chinatown
In the narrow Salud st. of the China town in Havana Center you find this restaurant with 14 years of existence, maintenances a great ranking of Cuban clients, and now receiving touristic foreigner groups. A waiting hall decorated with big photos of the kitchen and the dinning rooms announces this place. Two big dinning rooms, two bars and a panoramic kitchen constitute this restaurant. China, Italian and Cuban elements of decoration are present. The excessive decoration and the unreasonable quantity of tables and chairs make impossible to the waiters to carry out a better professional service.
As a functional restaurant in this competitive area has a big list of plates from the China and traditional Cuban cuisines in its menu. Appetizers such as spring rolls, China butterflies, and salads made of fruits, chicken, tuna, or cheeses, besides different types of creams and soups with prices from 1.50 CUC to 4.00 CUC. All the main dishes have 2 garnishes that you select like types of rice, vegetables, fried root vegetables, etc. A Crab Enchilada in 3.90 CUC, the Fish Fillet Flor de Loto, in 4.50 CUC, And a variety of plates made of chicken, red beef, or pork, like the breaded and Gratin Escalope; you can also enjoy lobsters and shrimps and all this with prices not over 16.00 CUC in correspondence with the food quality and quantity of it.
The bars offer you a list of cocktails appetizers, long drinks, and after drinks balanced in taste, smell, and colors in prices from 2.00 to 3.00 CUC. There are also soft drinks, malts, beers, spirits and liqueurs. About wines you have a modest list of them in acceptable prices from 12.00 to 32.00 CUC. The secret of this restaurant has been to maintain the relation quality-price. That’s why this kitchen got the first prize in the culinary festival of the international touristic fair celebrated in our country.