Score Roman-style pizza nearby a new Lenox Hill Q sight stop

The Lenox Hill area of a Upper East Side — home to a new Q sight stop during Lexington Ave./63rd St. — isn’t a easiest nabe for a discerning snack. With some-more white tablecloth restaurants around than delis, where do we go when we wish something good, easy and affordable? Here are a 3 favorite spots.

Roman-style pizza

Farinella is one of a singular Manhattan cut shops where your counter-person competence indeed pronounce Italian. Not usually is owners and executive cook Alberto Cretara from Italy — he owns dual other outposts Uptown — so are many members of his staff.

They can simply explain a non-standard figure of a pizza here, that is finished in a Roman style. That means thin, chewy-crusted pizzas baked into 4-foot-long rectangles that a emporium calls “palam.”

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The toppings are also traditionally Italian, like a “DOC,” done with buffalo mozzarella from Italy, tomato sauce, basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano. (A slice, that is served cut into dual squares, is $7).

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At Farinella, a arancini “deluxe” includes a few cheese-stuffed rice balls surfaced with ricotta and tomato sauce. 

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Staffer Alba Ziane, a Milan native, loves a “Felice” — “It means happy in Italian,” she says. It’s done with burrata cheese, a creamier cousin of mozzarella, and truffle oil, arugula and skinny shavings of tainted Pecorino Romano. (A cut is $7.75.)

Ziane also recommends a arancini “deluxe,” or cheese-stuffed rice balls dressed with a dab of ricotta and tomato salsa ($9).

Farinella: 788 Lexington Ave., nearby 61st St., (212) 256-1872

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Try a kalbi platter during Korean Express, cooking brief rib over white onion, served with soup and rice. 

Try a kalbi platter during Korean Express, cooking brief rib over white onion, served with soup and rice. 

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Uptown K-town

When Jae Chung and his hermit and cook Jay Jung non-stop Korean Express in 2011, says Chung, it was formed on Jung’s faith that Korean food could interest to everyone.

Their camber was right: Now a brothers possess dual some-more restaurants (one on Amsterdam Ave., one in Astoria) and will shortly launch a Korean food authorization called Purple Rice on W. 30th St.

Though we can get neatly-packed takeout boxes from Korean Express, it also offers list use finish with banchan, or giveaway small snacks like residence done kimchi and splendid yellow rounds of preserved daikon radish. Eating in is by distant a best choice if we wish to try a platter of grilled kalbi, or thin, bone-in slices of cooking brief rib over honeyed white onion (it’s $23.95 with miso soup and white rice and arrives still-sizzling); or kimchi-fried rice with a runny-yolked egg and a cooking beef called bulgogi ($11.95).

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A favorite during Korean Express is rabokki, a brew of chile sauce, tubular rice cakes, ramen, fish cakes and more. 

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The kimchi-fried rice during Korean Express comes with egg and cooking beef. 

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Another favorite is rabokki, a brew of sharp red chile salsa and a tubular Korean rice cakes called tteokbokki — they’re like long, chewy gnocchi — with shredded vegetables, fish cakes, a hard-boiled egg and ramen noodles for $13.95.

Korean Express: 807 Lexington Ave., nearby 62nd St., (212) 755-0123

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Maria Sol serves solidified treats from her Mr. Cream truck. 

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Pretty in pink

There are dozens of ice cream lorry drivers around a city, yet few have a aptitude of Maria Sol, whose hand-painted, peachy-pink beauty of a box lorry is called Mr. Cream. (It’s named Mr. even yet she is a Ms., Sol explains, given she believes it only sounds better.)

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The Cherry Merlin during Mr. Cream, surfaced with rainbow sprinkles and cherry dip. 

The “Cherry Merlin” during Mr. Cream, surfaced with rainbow sprinkles and cherry dip. 

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Sol has owned and run Mr. Cream for 9 years, yet has been offered ice cream given 2003. It’s a good approach to be your possess trainer — and make summer fantasies come loyal with soft-serve concoctions like a “cherry merlin,” or a whirl of vanilla with rainbow sprinkles next and cherry drop adult top. Like all of Sol’s singular cones, it’s $4. (Fruit smoothies and shakes are $6, while popsicles are $3.50.)

You can find Sol — whose uniform mostly includes a clean-cut white pig cake shawl and shades — nearby a dilemma of 64th St. and Third Ave. from Apr compartment October, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Mr. Cream: northeast dilemma of 64th St. and Third Ave., no phone.

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