Cold season, hot pot

Updated: 2007-01-04 09:44

Tan fish head hot pot: eaten throughout Sichuan

As the name indicates, the most famous dish here is the fish head hot pot. Slender fish head meat melts in the spicy hot broth. Accompanying the main hot pot course are various Sichuan snacks like Couple's Lungs (cold, spicy pig lungs) and Maoxuewang (blood blocks stew).

Location 1: Building 105, Huizhong Beili, Anlilu, Chaoyang
Tel: 010-64848880

Location 2: No. 25 Zhushikou Xidajie
Tel: 010-63018885

Location 3: Building No.4, Yuanjian Mingyuan, Hongjujie, Guanganmenwai
Tel: 010-63431688/63275419

Tomato hot pot restaurant: try the new

What makes this hot pot restaurant different from others is its broth, made from tomatoes and other ingredients, stewed together for 24 hours. The broth tastes quite sweet, sour and is full of flavor. Beef compliments this broth, and vegetables cooked in it don't need any extra flavoring to taste great.

The wait staff dress in costumes, with the boys wearing shirts reading 'handsome boy' and girls wearing clothes emblazoned with 'hot girl'. It's a great get-together place for young people who like tomatoes.

Location 1: No.8 Xinyuan Xili Zhongjie, Chaoyang
Tel: 010-64612345 64645678

Location 2: No.2 Dahuisilu, Haidian
Tel: 010-62189567

Chansixian Shige (tempting gods restaurant): porridge hot pot broth

Fragrant porridge replaces the common broth for cooking various kinds of food. . As the porridge broth dries, diners may ask for a free refill. Chansixian's signature dishes are a wide selection of smashed items, including smashed fish meat, smashed shrimp meat and smashed chicken. A nice place for a romantic meeting with that special someone.

Location: Building 907, Guanghelu exit, Dongerhuan
Tel: 010-67702288

Taipo Tianfu Shanzhen Jiulou: mushroom hot pot

Taipo Tianfu Shanzhen Jiulou is among the first few restaurants to sell mushroom hot pot. Various fresh mushrooms cooked in nutrious black-bone chicken broth taste quite different. Finished off with a cup of red bitter deer blood tea, the meal is almost perfect except for the dim lighting and the somewhat simple restaurant d¨Ścor.

Location: Building Jia No.19, southern end of Erqi Juchanglu, Fuxingmenwai
Tel: 010-68019641



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