Rosewood's Las Ventanas al Paraiso opens Asian restaurant

Arbol features seven sculptural trees created by Guadalajara-based artist David Luna. Photo credit: Rosewood Hotels

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort has just opened Arbol, the resort’s third formal dining establishment and the first Asian restaurant in Los Cabos, Mexico. Set near the resort’s new Signature Residences, the restaurant offers hundreds of twinkling lights, live lounge music from a resident DJ, one-of-a-kind artworks and a menu of fresh seafood dishes prepared using the wok and tandoor.

Arbol, which translates to "tree" in Spanish, is led by chef Anand Singh, who joins Arbol after serving as head chef at Diamond Resort in the Maldives for more than four years. Singh's menus showcase fresh seafood straight from the waters around Baja California Sur cooked with vibrant Asian flavors that he learned from his extensive experience cooking in India, the Maldives, the United Arab Emirates and the Seychelles. The menu includes a raw bar featuring fresh oysters from Baja and platters of shellfish that are ideal for sharing with a group. Diners can also select from a variety of temari sushi and sashimi, as well as fresh salads and soups.

Entrees at Arbol are prepared with Asian cooking techniques, such as chicken tikka and tandoori lobster with mango chutney cooked in a tandoor oven from Delhi, India, and stir-fry Wagyu beef and seafood bami goreng coked in a wok from Hong Kong. One of Singh's specialties is his octopus curry, which is inspired by the Seychelles, where he worked for several years.

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Singh's dishes are served in a captivating space inspired by the restaurant’s name. Guests enter through a separate entrance adorned with sculptural trees by Guadalajara-based artist David Luna and more than 500 sparkling birdcage lights. The space is filled with seven of Luna’s trees, creating an intimate forest setting, made even more enchanting by an eclectic soundtrack from a resident DJ and the soothing sounds of the Sea of Cortez in the background.

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