Tag Archive: hot pot

Koreatown: Soup for Everyone at Bon Shabu

  My friend and I were craving comfort food one rainy day for lunch. We checked out Bon Shabu in Koreatown. It felt like Chinese hot pot even though it was called shabu.… Continue reading

SGV: KBBQ & Hot Pot at Spring Shabu

  When you can’t decide between hot pot and KBBQ, Spring Shabu Shabu is a good choice to get both. It’s a relatively new spot in El Monte. First, decide if you want… Continue reading

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