By Sanique Lim
After enjoying an incredibly delicious meal at Mister Hotpot, I feel like I should address the owner, Ken, as ‘Sir’! Yes, I would really like to address Mister Hotpot as ‘Sir’ after they’ve successfully blown away my typical perception about hotpot. Indeed, it has gained my admiration with its revolutionary concept of the traditional hotpot; garnered with cutting edge innovations to create the modern style hotpot. Mister Hotpot is preserving the aesthetic and traditional style of Chinese hotpot in New York City.
Located in the hidden gem of New York City’s Asian neighborhood, Brooklyn’s Eighth Ave, Mister Hotpot has an extraordinary word of mouth reputation from the local residents, and is certainly considered a favorite hangout spot in Brooklyn today. Since October 2011, Mister Hotpot has won over its customers with its ground-breaking menu, making it one of the top choices when measured alongside other typical hotpot restaurants in New York City.
Its signature dish, Pork-bone Based Soup, is attentively prepared with selected natural pork bones, and cooked with a variety of fresh vegetables. The soup acquires the richness of pork and a milky soup texture, along with a very hot temperature, resulting in a perfect combination of all ingredients. Besides that, Mister Hotpot also offers the double-flavored hotpot, allowing their customers to customize their preferred refined soup base; from either a healthy herbal soup base, a hot and spicy soup base, or a porkbone based soup.
There are several items that you would not want to miss at Mister Hotpot. The Hua Diao Drunken Chicken – marinated with Chinese traditional aged wine, the tender juicy chicken perfectly carries the aroma of the Hua Diao wine. The excitement comes after you cook it in Mister Hotpot’s innovative soup base; the juicy chicken definitely providing your appetite a thrill.
The Sliced Grass Carp is on the “not-to-bemissed” list as well. Always emphasizing its freshness and perfect slicing, the grass carps are assured their ideal sweetness and texture for scalding in the hotpot without being too ‘fishy’. Mister Hotpot’s handmade shrimp paste and cuttlefish paste will certainly excite you with its beautiful presentation, and mouth-watering flavor.
As one of the trendy eating specialties in Asian countries, hotpot has no boundaries to its seasonal factors. Hotpot provides the best atmosphere for friends and family to gather around and dine with fun. Mister Hotpot awaits you to experience their flavors and be astounded by their ground-breaking modern hotpot style.