Conveyor belt hot pot restaurants are a thing, and one’s opening in Denver this month (The Know | Denver Post)

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After a bustling 2017, what’s still missing from the Denver dining scene? Conveyor belt hot pot, that’s what. But not for long. Chubby Cattle bills itself as the first restaurant in the world to deliver Mongolian, Tibetan and Chinese hot pot ingredients to diners via refrigerated conveyor belts. (We’ll just go ahead and take their word for it.) It works like this: You pick your broth and spice level (“Deepest Level Hell” is an option) and then all kinds of…

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Thirteen Restaurant and Bar Openings Coming Soon (Westword)

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Chubby Cattle 2 Broadway We've been anticipating this Chinese hot-pot restaurant since the company (its only other eatery is in Las Vegas) announced its intentions to move into the space that was most recently the Walnut Room nearly a year ago. A goofy name and a futuristic concept — refrigerated conveyor belts deliver hot-pot ingredients to your table — are the main draws. It's no wonder the place is behind schedule, since all that equipment and technology are being crammed…

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Denver’s 30 Most Anticipated Openings of 2018 (Zagat)

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ETA: January Specializing in Chinese hot pot, this outpost of a Vegas phenomenon promises all the culinary fun and games you’d expect from the Entertainment Capital of the World — from a refrigerated conveyor belt that brings food to diners seated around the main counter to an iPad menu that’s as useful as it is amusing, presenting dozens of ingredients to choose from: beer-braised lamb, live clams, chrysanthemum greens, duck flippers (really!), you name it. Then there are dumplings, skewers,…

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