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China Poblano Restaurant

An innovative concept from chef José Andrés, China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas combines the flavors of Mexico and China to create a breakthrough restaurant experience that encompasses both authentic dishes and inspired new favorites.

Here, noodles and tacos come together in a festive, stylish setting. Guacamole is made to order and served alongside mi fen noodles with dried shrimp and black mushrooms. A wide array of tacos includes everything from authentic carnitas to inspired soy-marinated duck and salsa, all crafted in house-made tortillas.

Experience Menus

How do the fascinating flavors of China and Mexico go together? Allow our chef to show you how with one of our experience menus:

  • Chef’s Experience – a tour of China and Mexico’s favorite traditional and modern flavors
  • The China Poblano Cocktail Experience – four unique cocktails inspired by the spirits of China and Mexico

Chinese New Year for Two: Secret Burger

Date: January 20, 6 - 8PM
Tickets: $88 for two

China Poblano welcomes you to a new year full of love, luck and happiness!
For one night only, enjoy China Poblano’s Chinese New Year Menu offerings as a tasting menu for two.

Five Course Menu

  • Secret Garden - Black sesame fried tofu, seasonal greens, pear, almond, sesame dressing
  • Dragon’s Pearl - Scallop and pork dumpling wrapped in daikon , mushroom broth, black moss (Fat Choy)
  • Royal Treasure - Soft shell crab, golden Mexican blue shrimp, salted egg yolk, pea shoots
  • Lucky Pot - Fried whole seasonal fish, pearl onion, corn cakes, crispy black rice
  • Golden Fortune - Tart shell, egg custard, pastry cream, blueberry, ginger ice cream
  • Choice of pot of tea to share
  • Signature Dishes

    • Twenty-Vegetable Fried Rice combines a variety of fresh, seasonal vegetables for a modern twist on the traditional Chinese dish, and carrot "butterflies" add a whimsical touch.
    • Har Gow, a popular Cantonese dim sum, features translucent steamed dumplings filled with tender pork belly, shrimp, and its own flavorful broth.
    • Carnitas seems to be everyone's favorite taco! Wrapped in a fresh, house-made soft corn tortilla, mouthwatering braised pork is topped with salsa verde cruda and crispy chicharrones for the perfect combination of textures and flavors.
    • A nod to a traditional street food from the Shaanxi province, José’s take on the rou jia mo ("meat sandwich") is sumptuous buns filled with pork belly tossed in a delicious red braise sauce.
    • Guacamole, the ultimate Mexican dip, is prepared tableside and topped with queso fresco and chopped tomatillos, making it the perfect pairing for tortilla chips or house-made tortillas.
    • The signature cocktail, The Salt Air Margarita, is a classic example of José’s celebrated avant garde techniques. This whimsical take on the traditional Mexican libation combines fresh lime juice with tequila blanco and is finished with José’s ethereal salt air.
    • The best dessert discovery? Unearth the Chocolate Terra Cotta Warrior, a decadent and indulgent "soldier" buried in a dirt of cookie crumbs, sesame, and caramelized bananas.
  • Chef José Andrés

    Chef Bio: José Andrés

    Named one of Time Magazine’s "100 Most Influential People" and awarded "Outstanding Chef" by the James Beard Foundation, José Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, television personality, humanitarian and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup. A pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United States, he is also known for his groundbreaking avant-garde cuisine. Andrés’ award-winning group of restaurants includes locations in Washington D.C., Miami, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles, as well as in Mexico City, his first location outside the United States.

    Andrés made his Las Vegas debut with the 2010 opening of two restaurants at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Andrés brought the authentic flavors of his native Spain to The Cosmopolitan with his award-winning Jaleo restaurant. Designed by David Rockwell Group, Jaleo embodies the excitement and spectacle of Las Vegas. A perennial favorite in Washington DC, Jaleo was one of the country's first successful tapas restaurants, setting the standard for Spanish cuisine in the U.S. for almost two decades. China Poblano is an innovative concept from Andrés, showcasing his personal take on Chinese and Mexican cuisines. Tucked away within Jaleo Las Vegas is é by José Andrés, which offers a clever and creative tasting menu of Spanish avant-garde dishes.

    Andrés is a committed advocate on food and hunger issues and is known for championing the role of chefs in the national debate on food policy. In 2012, Andrés formed World Central Kitchen, a non-profit that uses the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies, providing smart solutions to hunger and poverty. Andrés also serves as Culinary Ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Andrés’s impact on the global stage has earned him distinctions such as the McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian Award and the EY Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Greater Washington. A successful immigrant from Spain turned United States citizen, he serves as a Presidential Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization to boost awareness of new Americans’ contributions to the world, and he was lauded as an Outstanding American by Choice by President Barack Obama. Andrés also holds the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Chair’s Medallion Award as an outstanding role model in the Latino community and the nation.

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