The minx’s posse made an appearance at the
The Imperial is gorgeous and cozy with exposed brick, dark wood floors (I’d hate to be the one who has to clean those), lots of tables, benches, and chairs, (even some leather chairs!), exposed wood ceilings that give it a spacious feel, and a never ending bar. Seriously, the bar is U shaped, but with a top, so it literally never ends. Do you really need anything more?
The drink menu features some original selections. Feeling spiritual? Try “A Touch of Buddha’s Hand” which includes citrus vodka, lemon juice, and a fresh Basil leaf (check the spelling guys). Wanna get your date drunk fellas? The Flirtini looks like a winner with ingredients (Chambord, vodka, champagne, and pineapple juice) to make any lightweight floozy stumble after just two. And she will drink them quickly. You could be in and out in 20 minutes if you play your cards right. There’s also a nice wine list and some sake selections. Mmmm, I love sake! The drinks are a little more expensive here but, hey, you’re paying for the atmosphere and the high prices help weed out the undesirables (frat boys, women in tube tops, and mulleted Bros).
Regrettably, I did not try the food (I probably wouldn’t have a headache if I had), but it looked great–
Combined with the opening of Se7en Tea House, Saigon Pearl and the Sierra Tap House, WeFi is shaping up to be the the kind of neighborhood I always envisioned for Reno. Now if they could just finish the Palladio and build that damned canopy, I’d be an ecstatic minx. One this is certain, I will definitely be walking around the corner to The Imperial again (and again, and again and again–you get the picture).
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