China Alley in Hanford, California was home of Richard Wing's  legendary Imperial Dynasty as well as the China Pagoda Restaurants back in the mid 20th century. Dignitaries and celebrities came from distant places to this small town in central California to enjoy Richard Wing's innovative Chinoise style cuisine, Chinese food with a French twist.

        His niece, Arianne, describes the 1958 opening of the Imperial Dynasty.

 She shares her early childhood experiences growing up around the kitchen of the China Pagoda.