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.
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