Karachi has been taken over by the ‘hotpot’ craze, and we can confidently say that this new trend is here to stay. For those who are still living under a rock, ‘hotpot’ is a popular Chinese cooking method.
In it, a simmering pot of soup stock is placed at the centre of the dining table, and ingredients such as thinly sliced meats, seafood, vegetables, and noodles are added and cooked in the soup by the diners themselves.
Hotpot is typically enjoyed in a communal setting where diners gather around the pot, sharing and cooking the ingredients together. Hotpot is known for its spicy and flavourful broths and is a popular social activity in China and other parts of Asia.
While there are some hot and happening places that have been serving ‘hotpot’ for some time now, the HuoGuo restaurant is offering an authentic Chongqing cuisine experience for its customers.
HuoGuo Restaurant’s Authentic Chongqing Cuisine
Located in DHA Phase 6 (Plot 21C, 2 Khayaban-e-Shahbaz Commercial Area), HuoGuo is a hidden gem. Their menu consists of delicious options, including the choice to choose from a single pot, a 9-square pot, or a twin pot. Once you’ve chosen a pot style, it’s time to choose the broth of choice. Choose the add-ons and voila, that’s all it takes.
What really sets HuoGuo apart from the other restaurants in the city is that the restaurant uses induction heating instead of burners. The hotpots are embedded into the tables and can be controlled very easily.
Customers can even customize their own sauces as per their taste, the basic method is mentioned for first-timers whereas experienced hot potters can experiment accordingly.
Customers can make the most of the beautiful ambiance which reflects the rich culture of hotpot and enjoy a fully-airconditioned setup instead of having to sit in the hot outdoors.
Moreover, the ingredients and recipes are so spot-on that people are comparing them to what they’ve tasted overseas!