There are not enough "real" Chinese restaurants

Of course, the locations you see in 
movies and TV are sometimes fake.

The above Chinese restaurant was used in the movie Men In Black III, but a movie location scout based in New York knew immediately it wasn't a real Chinese restaurant in New York. That's because such a stereotypical Chinese restaurant doesn't exist.

Directors want an "authentic-looking" place, but authentic does not mean what exists in reality.

Read more: Why Everyone Films At The Same Damn New York Chinese Restaurant, Scouting in New York>>

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