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Shabu-shabu/hot pot… teach me!


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Shabu-shabu/hot pot… teach me!

cgarner | Jan 22, 2013 05:55 AM

Proper etiquette seems pretty obvious to me (don’t stick your own chopsticks into the communal pot, don’t dip your food into the communal dipping bowl)
If there are any more faux-pas that I should know of, please tell me.

Is there a ‘proper order’ to put your food into the pot?
Like if you have your choice of shrimp, clams, fish cake, tofu and sliced beef as your proteins, is it proper to start with one over another?
What goes best into the pot/What’s a good combo to put in at one time?
Do you use a spoon to drink the broth from your bowl?
Should you wait till the very end to drink the broth?
Dipping sauces – tell me about them

Thanks for the help! (I think the hot-pot is my new favorite way to eat, I just want to make sure that I’m “doing it right”)

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