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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

PH 30 JAN 1995

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

Location

Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date

8-7-1981

Format of Original

35mm color negative

Description

View of the chefs and managers of the Wok Inn restaurant, 1209 Forest Avenue, standing near the counter and price board. The "Chinese Fast-Food" restaurant opened in 1981 at Morrill's Corner, and was in business until 2013.
A second Wok Inn was located at 818 Main Street, South Portland (in business from 1989-2012). The restaurants were owned by Lai Ching Lee and Wai Kuen “Ricky” Yue.

Photographed, left-to-right: Yuan Zhao, Ying Chiu, Ricky Yue (owner), Paul Yue, Peter Ng.

Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 30 January 1995

[See Additional Files links (below) for:
An exterior view of the newly-opened Wok Inn, 1209 Forest Avenue, from the Evening Express on 7 August 1981
and
A complete Wok Inn Menu from 1982]

138849-CR_WTM.TIF (2019 kB)
Morrill's Corner and Wok Inn, 7 August 1981

Wok Inn menu - 1982.pdf (2066 kB)
Wok Inn MENU - 1982

Keywords

Portland, Me., North Deering, Morrill's Corner, Forest Avenue, Businesses, Asian community, Menu

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