a boiling base soup(from bones, sometimes spicy) in a pot, u can add in meat slices which can be cooked within a minute, u can also add in more stuff in the soup for better flavors such as veggies, mushrooms, fried tofu and fishballs it's best to enjoy within the family or lots of friends~
wuts a hotpot? o_O it's azn food, a big pot of boiling, rich, broth, u can put in slices of meat or vegetables, it'll cook rly fast so u can eat it while it's hot. Kinda like BBQ but in soup *_* it's da best winter food!!