WHY Tasty, make-it-your-way hot-pot soups, low prices and a convivial, family-friendly vibe.
WHAT A chain of hot-pot emporiums popular throughout Asia, this place specializes in a bubbling broth perfect for a foggy winter day. Order chile-red spicy broth or clear mild for the burner in the middle of the table, then check off a variety of soup additions such as meats, vegetables, tofu or noodles. Lamb dumplings and scallion pancakes make good side dishes to the main-attraction hot pots.;
WHO Large Chinese groups with soup-slurping toddlers.
Region: San Gabriel Valley
Neighborhood: San Gabriel
Features: Dinner, Kid Friendly, Lunch, Value
Price Range: $10-$16, $10-under
Cuisine Type: Chinese, Dumplings/noodles