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The Magic Of Chongqing Hot Pot opened in 1994 and after 25 years, still serves an authentic version of the Sichuan pot with options of spicy and non-spicy broths.
The Magic Of Chongqing Hot Pot opened in 1994 and after 25 years, still serves an authentic version of the Sichuan pot with options of spicy and non-spicy broths.PHOTO: THE MAGIC OF CHONGQING HOT POT

SINGAPORE - Sometimes, you forget about restaurants that have stalwartly remained at the same location for a long time, with no menu nor decor changes.

But after writing an article about hotpot eateries from China recently, I was reminded that the pioneer of mala hotpots here was The Magic Of Chongqing Hot Pot at Tanglin Shopping Centre.

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