Diana KuanNYC Writer
Diana Kuan is a cookbook writer, designer, and professional snack enthusiast living in New York. Originally from Massachusetts, she has dropped the Boston accent, but still thinks clam chowder with tomatoes is an abomination. She can't live without hot sauce, puppy videos before bed, or the Oxford comma.
15 great spots for mapo tofu, Chongqing chicken, dry pot, and more.
Hui is a great Sichuan restaurant on the Upper East Side with a little outdoor dining area too.
Land of Plenty is a more upscale Sichuan restaurant in Midtown.
Alley 41 is a Sichuan restaurant in Flushing with some particularly inventive takes on the classics.
Legend Of Taste is a Sichuan restaurant in Whitestone
DaXi Sichuan in Flushing is a good spot to come for a fun group dinner.
Steamed, fried, or in soup, these are our favorite wontons in the city.
The Bund is a Forest Hills Shanghainese spot with excellent dumplings and wontons.
Liu’s Shanghai is a Chinese spot in Bath Beach that serves both Shanghainese and Cantonese dishes.