600 years, the Imperial Palace of China, also known as the Forbidden
City, remained the exclusive domain of the ruling emperor and his
servants. It was strictly off-limits to the rest of the common folks.
total of 24 emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties ruled their
kingdom from the comfortable confines of the city and they were not
allowed to leave unless it was absolutely necessary.
As a result,
the Imperial Palace summoned the best artists, musicians and chefs from
all corners of the country to the palace for the emperor's enjoyment.
from the tradition and namesake, we strive to bring you the best of
regional Chinese cuisines. Welcome to the Forbidden City Bistro!