By Howard Portnoy
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The general is dead. Long live the general.
Actually, the general is fine, alive and kicking. It’s the chef and restaurant owner who conceived of the popular dish who has died.
From Tawain News comes word that “Peng Chang-kuei (彭長貴), the founder of the famous Hunan-style restaurant chain Peng's Garden Hunan Restaurant (彭園湘菜館) and inventor of the world famous Chinese dish General Tso's Chicken, died on Nov. 30 at the age of 98 from Pneumonia.”