Liverpool news Heartbreak as 'icon' from Scouse institution dies PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - She was described as a "Liverpool legend"

Liverpool news Heartbreak as 'icon' from Scouse institution dies PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - She was described as a "Liverpool legend"

Liverpool news Heartbreak as 'icon' from Scouse institution dies PremierLeague-News.Com
23 November 2022 - 18:15

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! People were heartbroken after an "icon" from one of the city's oldest Chinese restaurant died. Dog MeiMei was often seen sitting outside Yuet Ben on Upper Duke Street - her owner's restaurant. People in the city centre would often take a moment to stroke and say hello to the Chow Chow. Owner Terry Lim broke the news on social media that MeiMei died at 5.25pm on November 17, 2022 aged 13. Writing on Instagram and Facebook, Terry said: "At 5.25pm, November 17, 2022 One Wok Terry’s beloved #MeiMei departed for doggy heaven. Totally heartbroken." READ MORE: Teen with 'heart of gold' dies weeks after being crowned Prom King Speaking to the ECHO Terry said he was "reluctant" to get a dog when his family suggested it, but when MeiMei arrived she soon became his "baby" and they were "very attached." Terry said: "We took her everywhere with us. We took her skiing and she went travelling a lot with us. MeiMei brought a lot of joy to us. She used to sit outside the restaurant and she was like our mascot." The Yuet Ben restaurant owner added how MeiMei was a "fighter" and nearer the end of her life suffered with arthritis. However, this did not stop her visiting her beloved St James Gardens where regulars got to know her and was pushed in her pram by her loving owners. Since announcing the news, Terry said he has had an outpouring of love and was "overwhelmed by the number of people who have expressed their feelings for MeiMei’s demise.

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. Writing on Yuet Ben's Instagram, one person said: "I’ve seen her sitting outside ever since I moved to Liverpool four years ago and she always made me smile when I walked to uni. I’m sure she brought so much joy to so many other people… sending you all my love." Another person added: "So, so sorry for your loss. Used to see MeiMei everyday when I was walking to and from uni. Heartbroken." A third person also said: "A true Liverpool legend, she always made me smile when I walked past her. There needs to be a plaque or a statue in her memory." A fourth added: "RIP to a Liverpool icon." Other people said MeiMei was the "most loved dog in Liverpool" and will always be part of "part of the life at the restaurant." Restuarant Yuet Ben, whose name means "honoured guest" was opened in 1968 and originally opened on Great George Street in the city centre. Since 1978, the restaurant has stood on Upper Duke Street and Shandong-born founder Yuh Ho Yau's unique style of northern Chinese cuisine is still served there. One of Liverpool’s oldest Chinese restaurants, Yuet Ben has welcomed loyal customers and celebrities alikefor decades. Over the years, famous faces including Cliff Richard, Dawn French and Les Dennis have dined in the restaurant. The family-run restaurant has also became internationally renowned and has been featured on cooking programmes broadcast across the world. Since 1992, the business has been run by Yuh’s daughter Theresa and her husband Terry Lim, who was taught the trade by his father-in-law as a waiter decades ago. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here READ NEXT: Teen begged alleged killer to 'leave it' before being beaten to death People arrive at work to find police cordon after woman's death Person found dead on railway line Teen with 'heart of gold' dies weeks after being crowned Prom King Find the coins hidden on the ECHO website for the chance to win a £200 voucher

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