New York Latinos have found love in the produce section at Pathmark. Felicia García, 26, a college admissions counselor from the Bronx making her third trip to these twice-monthly meet-and-greets, said one connection turned into a three-month relationship. And lately, they’ve been looking for sparks at speed-dating parties like the one Friday at the Leopard Lounge in the East Village.

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“Chinese man fancies Western woman” was the title of the personal ad Li Lei posted online, in which he asked if any Western “ladies (in Beijing) are open to a long-term and serious relationship with a Chinese guy”. Marriages between Chinese men and Western women in China are noticeably fewer than vice versa, so why is Li taking the road less traveled?

After studying for a combined five years in the Netherlands and United Kingdom, the 30-year-old Beijinger discovered he preferred the personality of Western European women. If they want something, they just tell you,” he says in British-accented English, his boyish face lighting up.

“Tonight, I’m not anticipating anything.”“Letting things play out” was also the attitude of John Paul García, 37, a Filipino business manager with a self-described “corazón Latino,” Latin heart.“Guys don’t court you anymore,” said Joann Santos, 31, who hadn’t been on an official date — “These don’t count,” she laughed — since last summer.

Born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen, Santos explained that the last guy she met, in December, just disappeared.“We spoke on the phone about going to the Christmas-tree-lighting together,” she said, “and then I never heard from him again.” While her Guatemalan mother has always been “supportive but watchful,” Santos said she won’t be telling her about these five-minute fixups.

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At Friday’s Latin night, hosted by NY Minute Dating, about 20 men and women chatted at small tables as the dim bar glowed with votive candles and red boudoir lights. The heartbeat thrum of “Try Sleeping With a Broken Heart” by Alicia Keys played overhead.

Every five minutes, the men rotated to the next table of amorous possibility.

Alex Martínez, 27, a banker from Chelsea, had been on a dinner date at Dos Caminos just the previous night.

“Couldn’t have been that successful because I’m here,” he said.