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Shabu Pub's signature hot pot -- in which slices of thinly sliced meats are quickly cooked in hot broth -- isn't quite as Japanese as the restaurant claims. It's a blend of Japanese and Chinese hot pots, with spicy miso and Mongolian broths available and a choice of meats that ranges from traditional beef to heretical lamb and seafood. The restaurant is packed with big families, many of whom are opting for the all-you-can-eat option, which includes giant bowls of vegetables and loops of half-cooked udon noodles. And if the raw beef and lamb is sliced so thin that it tends to disintegrate, the rhythm of the DIY meal makes it a pleasant night out.
As we sat at the bar in Shabu Pub, a procession of implements arrived, and the black-lacquered slab before us was transformed into the altar for an elaborate ritual whose rites we hadn't yet learned. First came the propane burner, then a bucket... More »
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