Chinatwon EastRockin’ Chinese food with a great picture window where you may catch a glimpse of one of Third Ave’s famous panhandlers. Unfortunately, it may leave you wondering: wasn’t Chinese food once an inexpensive alternative to American food? If you only have ten bucks on you, go to The Stargate Diner down the street. Otherwise, dig in and enjoy the mystery that is the jewel of the UES. [MF]


1650 3rd Ave (bet. 92nd & 93rd St.)
212/987-3500