Chinese restaurants have the reputation of being lively and jovial, but also very often “loud and boisterous”. On the dinner table is filled with warmth, joy and (usually loud) enthusiasm. This is also why Chinese people are crazy about eating hotpot! The local cuisines in all different areas in China can be drastically different, but hotpot is the “universal” food that is loved throughout China! The huge variety of food to choose from and the easy process let you prepare anywhere. People from all over China are always quickly drawn close to each other eating around the hotpot. If there are Chinese people living in your city, it’s very likely that you’d find at least one hotpot place in your city!