241 Church St., at Leonard St.; 212-925-0202
Improvisational-genius Chinese cooking by Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
146 W. Houston St., at Macdougal St.; 212-253-2290
When the pies are good at this loosely affiliated spinoff of Brooklyn’s Di Fara pizzeria, they’re very, very good.
800 Sixth Ave., nr. 27th St.; 212-213-5042
Waldy Malouf tops his pizzas with ingredients lesser pie men wouldn’t dare try, including braised lamb with roasted lemon and oregano.
745 Ninth Ave., nr. 50th St.; 212-582-2288
Order from the super-spicy menu category called “Mao’s home cooking.” (The chairman liked his chile peppers.)
43 W. 65th St., nr. Columbus Ave.; 212-595-8895
This posh Lincoln Center standby is the Le Cirque of Chinese food—with delivery.