Tag Archive: hot pot

Santa Barbara: Chinese Hot Pot Joy at Lao Ma Tou

  I had a cold while I was in Santa Barbara so I felt a comforting and spicy meal would be the way to go. I chose Lao Ma Tou out of a… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Steamy at Shabu Hyang

  On New Year’s Eve day we headed out to Koreatown to try hot pot. However, the spot I originally wanted to go was closed and a quick search led us to shabu… Continue reading

SGV: Sichuan Hot Pot at YuTianXia

  For Lunar New Year this year, I tried a newish hot pot place in the San Gabriel Valley with friends. The following photos is only a small sampling of what we ate.… Continue reading

Orange County: Lunch at OC & LAU

  After getting nem nuong (pork spring rolls) at Brodard as an appetizer, we jetted over to OC & LAU for a Vietnamese seafood feast. OC & LAU is also known for hot… Continue reading

SGV: Would You Care for a Noodle Dance at Hai Di Lao Hot Pot?

  After what seems like a zillion years, I finally checked out Hai Di Lao at the Westfield Santa Anita mall in Arcadia. It is the San Gabriel Valley branch of the hot… Continue reading

SGV: Eating Hot Pot at Jiouding

  I’ve been sick a lot lately this summer and all I want is soup. Despite being in the high 80s and often 90s, soup is my comfort food. And getting spicy hot… Continue reading

SGV: Sichuan Hot Pot at Chengdu Pot

  Sichuan-style hot pot is trending heavily in the San Gabriel Valley these days. I hit up Chengdu Pot recently to explore all the delightful broths and filled up on lots of veggies… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Modern Hot Pot at Cal Shabu

  When temperatures dip below 70 degrees in Southern California, I think about soup a lot. So it was no surprise I wanted to try Cal Shabu. I’ve been to a few different… Continue reading

Pasadena: Little Sheep Hot Pot Boils Up Good Times

  It seems like I eat hot pot a lot but the reality is, I don’t nearly eat it as much as I would like to. I recently found myself with a terrible… Continue reading

Anaheim: Checking Out The Blind Rabbit Speakeasy

  The Blind Rabbit in Anaheim is the latest speakeasy style bar to hit Orange County. Find it tucked behind a wall of Japanese beer kegs in the new Anaheim Packing House, part… Continue reading