Category Archives: Hot Pot

Gokudo Shabu Shabu Hot Pot (Burnaby): Tasty Individual Hot Pots in Burnaby

Novembers in Vancouver means cold and stormy weather. And nothing feels better during this time of year than having a big, boiling, hot pot in front of you that’s filled to the brim with meats and veggies. Cue our visit to Gokudo Shabu Shabu at their new location near Metrotown.
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Liuyishou Hotpot (Burnaby): Spicy and Numbing

Liuyishou Hotpot is one of the many Szechuan hotpot restaurants that have opened up in Vancouver over the last few years. Specializing in Chongqing-style hotpots, this is definitely more suited to diners who have a thing for spicy food.
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YuShang Hot Pot: New Hot Pot Spot

YuShang Hotpot is a relatively new hotpot place that opened up on West Broadway (near Oak) in Vancouver. The interior is fairly clean and spacious and has a generous condiment station set up near the front of the restaurant.
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Jun Yuan: Hot Pot

Hot Pot season is upon us! Okay, who am I kidding? For many people in Vancouver, hot pot season spans the entire year… even during the hottest summer day.
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Boiling Point (Burnaby) – Individual Mini Hot Pots

Wintertime in Vancouver usually means drab and rainy days. It’s at times like these that bubbling pots of food really helps you get through the day.
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Boiling Point – Taiwanese Hot Pot

Boiling Point is a chain of Taiwanese hot pot restaurants that has come up to Canada from the States. This particular location on Kingsway, next to Sushi Bella, opened up in 2013.
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Fatty Cow Seafood Hot Pot

There’s nothing like cold weather to drive hordes of people (at least Asians) to hot pot places.  It must be all the steam emanating from the boiling pots that helps to keep us warm.  Well, it was a bitterly cold December night when we decided to visit Fatty Cow Seafood on Victoria Drive and the restaurant filled up quickly.

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Posh (Burnaby) – Crab Hot Pot Horrors

Back in early January, we visited Posh (located right next to Pho Tan) in Burnaby for a crab hot pot meal.  It’s taken me this long to write the post because I was trying to forget the whole experience ever happened.

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Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot (Burnaby) – Good Food, Service… Not So Much.

When I saw the signs for the new Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot go up in the former Sammy J Peppers location across from Metrotown, I was quite anxious to try it out… but it seemed to take forever until it opened.  We finally managed to visit the place in early December (after waiting a month or two to allow them to work out any grand opening kinks). Read the rest of this entry

Mongolian Little Sheep Hot Pot

When it’s cold and dreary outside, there’s nothing better than hot pot for warming up the soul.  Fortunately, there’s quite a few hot pot restaurants located around the Lower Mainland where you can get your fix.  Mongolian Little Sheep Hot Pot is conveniently located in Lansdowne Mall in Richmond. Read the rest of this entry

Mongolian Little Sheep Hot Pot – Good Food, Poor Service

I’ve been re-reading some other blog posts of Mongolian Little Sheep Hot Pot (located in Lansdowne Mall) and I was surprised that many people said that they had good service.  After the experience that we had last Monday, I feel a little gypped.  I might go back and try them out in the future because the food was pretty good… it’s just that the service that we received was pretty sad. Read the rest of this entry

Top Gun Hot Pot – AYCE

Top Gun Hot Pot is part of the Top Gun Group of Restaurants that includes Kingsway Sushi among others.  Located on the 2nd floor of Crystal Mall, it’s a very popular and busy All-You-Can-Eat hot pot spot given the price – $23.95 for adults (Fridays, weekends, and holidays are an extra $1) plus an extra $7.50 for the soup base.

You might wonder why you would pay so much to cook your own food but it’s very easy to get your money’s worth here. Read the rest of this entry