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Jan 28, 2006 10:11 AM

Imperial Dynasty closing (Hanford)

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Article in Wednesday's Fresno Bee (linked below) on the February 18, closing of this landmark. The famous wine cellar is apparently being sold off. There's a nice picture of the Wing family, the old building, and Richard's escargot, curry, and egg foo yung recipes (must register for the latter).


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  1. Thanks PolarBear for the reminiscences of one of the best meals I've ever had - if not the best. The Imperial was strictly old school. At the Imperial twenty years ago $125 a plate seemed like a steal. The Imperial delivered the goods - fantastic dishes, an incredible wine list, and a highly competent staff that didn't think that having a personal relationship was the height of serving. Something that's completely missing from today's trendy and overly priced restaurants.