Not your typical family-style hot pot joint, Colorful is an East-West fusion of cool stone walls that scream art studio or medieval dungeon.
Begin this gourmet experience with a sweet fish appetizer perfectly blackened on the grill to a toothy texture with minimal bone-picking inconvenience. Then, watch your server light up your individual pots a modern and sanitary adaptation that caters to western dining customs.
The broths are distinct and bewitching. Try the mushroom base, a rich concoction created by stewing a dozen different kinds of mushrooms for 10 hours, or savor the more traditional qing broth, flavored with light herbs and apple.
Boil lamb, beef, and fresh vegetables in these heady soups and then dip them in a lightly spiced peanut sauce. After filling yourself to a boiled bliss, sip red wine and cappuccinos.
Location: 99 Yandang Lu