HOW IT WORKS: CHUBBY CATTLE’S CONVEYOR-BELT HOT POT(Las Vegas, Weekly)

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Las Vegas finally has its first conveyer-belt restaurant, but it’s not the quick-dining sushi concept you might expect. Instead, Chubby Cattle, Chinatown’s new Mongolian hot pot spot, focuses on savory stews and broths and premium cuts of meat and fresh vegetables you cook yourself.   Even if you haven’t been to a conveyer restaurant in Japan—or LA or New York—you’ve probably seen footage of these popular sushi bars, trays of food being carted through the restaurant on a moving beltway.…

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Now Serving: Chubby Cattle Mongolian Hot Pot (Vegas Seven)

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More than 1,000 years ago, Mongol horsemen would fill their metal helmets with water, place them in sizzling hot embers, and add vegetables and meat to create a nourishing meal. At Chubby Cattle Hot Pot, diners combine Mongolian, Tibetan and Chinese philosophies of medicine and healing, creating their own soups by personally selecting their ingredients for their very own in-table hot pots.   Chubby Cattle is owned and operated by 22-year-old HaiBin Yang, whose family has been in the hot-pot…

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Your First Look Inside Chubby Cattle (Eater, Las Vegas)

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Las Vegas finally landed its first conveyor belt restaurant, serving Mongolian-style hot pots in Chinatown. Chubby Cattle comes from owner Harby Yang, who grew up in Inner Mongolia, where his family operated a hot pot restaurant.   The $1 million restaurant features 3,600 square feet that seats 160 and features a waterfall, a custom-designed 3D recessed sky ceiling, custom made hand cut granite tables with induction cookers, specially designed under-the-table cell phone holders, private VIP rooms and a custom built…

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Chubby Cattle Brings First Conveyor Belt Dining To Chinatown (Eater, Las Vegas)

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Chubby Cattle debuted their combination Mongolian-, Tibetan- and Chinese-inspired hot pot restaurant in Chinatown and seriously upped the novelty factor by adding the first conveyor belt food delivery system in Las Vegas.   Taking over former HK Star space at the Mountain View Plaza retail center, home to District One Kitchen & Bar and Chada Thai & Wine, Chubby Cattle specializes in hot pots, heated in front of each guest and featuring a wide variety of choose-your-own ingredients.   Guests…

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