Would You Believe Beef Delivered by Conveyor Belt?

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A Chinese-Mongolian hot pot restaurant in Chinatown, where the soup ingredients are delivered to the table via a refrigerated conveyor belt (or, a for hot foods, by way of a small mag-lev train). A plush seafood-steak house chain in King of Prussia. An all-day cafe in Center City owned by one of the region's largest bakeries. And a mammoth South Philadelphia-style Italian restaurant in Rittenhouse co-owned (coincidentally) by one of the region's best-known bakery families. By my count, the region's…

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4 Best Spots to Get Hot Pot in Philadelphia

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Nothing beats sharing a hot pot of soup with friends around the table in chilly winter weather. If you're craving comfort, we've got you covered. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top hot pot outlets in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt Chinatown's Chubby Cattle, located at 146 N. 10th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the hot…

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Look Inside Chinatown’s New Hot Pot Spot, Chubby Cattle (Eater Philly)

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A full year after Eater got word of its imminent opening, hot pot specialist Chubby Cattle is finally up and running in Chinatown with a conveyor belt bringing diners Wagyu beef, bok choy, green tea noodles, and lots more. The new restaurant, at 146 N. 10th Street, is also in Las Vegas, Denver, and Dallas. The food draws from Mongolian, Tibetan, and Chinese cuisines, the owners say, with a focus on build-your-own hot pot, though the menu also includes Korean…

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Chubby Cattle: Hot Pot with Flair in Chinatown (Philly.com)

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You can get sushi off a conveyor belt at Pod in University City. Cool, right? Now, the movable-feast shtick has been extended to the make-your-own soup experience known as hot pot.Chubby Cattle, a high-energy newcomer now open at 146 N. 10th St. in Chinatown, specializes in Mongolian, Tibetan, and Chinese hot pot. The basics: Put on a bib. Order via iPad. Choose a broth and spice level.Mix up a sauce from condiments at the table. Out come ingredients that you…

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