The baked goods at La Nueva have influence from Uruguay, Colombia and Argentina. Inside of this bakery, its left and back sides have display cases filled with assorted pastries, cakes, empanadas, egg pies and sandwiches. Customers can order bread-products at the left counter, and then coffee at the back counter, by speaking in Spanish or in English. On the right-hand side of La Nueva are the refrigerators. This bakery keeps its stock of big and bite-sized cakes, frozen flatbreads and gnocchi to the right of the refrigerator domain, and assorted beverages to the left. On the shelves lining the walls, they sell bags of Yerba Mate, as well as the gourds necessary to grind it.
This Jackson Heights bakery offers its diners take-out or dine-in options. For those who choose to eat at La Nueva, they can sit in any of the available small, round blue tables. There, they can enjoy their meal, snack or coffee while they watch the bakery grow from empty to incredibly busy in the matter of moments, all while listening to conversations in English or Spanish, glancing at the assorted products or watching the flat-screen television playing a variety of Spanish music videos.
With all of the stimulation in and outside of La Nueva, it is a worthwhile adventure to make this journey to Jackson Heights from anywhere in the city.