Andrew Zimmern Visits Chubby Cattle, Las Vegas’ Conveyor Belt Hotpot Hotspot (Food & Wine)

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I love Las Vegas. Don’t hate me. For decades, Vegas was essentially food negligent. There were some decent steakhouses and lousy casino buffets. Folks went to Vegas to gamble, see a show and lower themselves slowly into the hot tub of depravity that made the town what it was. Long ago, what happened in Vegas, stayed in Vegas—not because it was a cute cliché, but because it was a blood oath!   In the 1970s the ostentatious excess of casino…

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Five Chinese Restaurants To Try in Chinatown (Eater | Las Vegas)

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Las Vegas has its share of one-of-a-kind experiences, and Chubby Cattle falls into that category. The restaurant that opened last summer became the first in the world to offer refrigerated conveyer belt hot pot meals, a hands-on dining experience that allows diners to choose from a variety of broths, such as the spicy Heaven and Hell and the savory assorted mushroom and add ingredients such as lamb, shrimp and Hoisin sauce to customize a family-style meal. Ingredients rotate by the season to…

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Chubby Cattle set for a 2017 opening (Denver Post)

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The Sin City will meet the Mile High City in 2017. Chubby Cattle — a Las Vegas-based, conveyor-belt hot-pot restaurant — recently signed a lease on a space at 2 Broadway with plans for an early 2017 opening.   Hot pots are a traditional Asian stew that feature a simmering steel pot of stock in the center of a table, and ingredients are added and cooked as desired. The refrigerated conveyor belt at Chubby Cattle will pass ingredients by tables…

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Finally, a restaurant that doesn’t body shame – Chubby Cattle (Dim and Sweaty)

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Today I cover another restaurant that doesn't need more press, because the Chubby Cattle restaurant is already, to quote Mugatu, "so hot right now." Chubby Cattle is a Chinese hot pot restaurant with a conveyor belt. Because I am not from China or Mongolia, I am not in a position to tell you whether this is a traditional set up or if this is new-fangled. I guess it doesn't matter.   If you have had the Japanese version of hot…

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