According to a recent permit filing, KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot is opening at 8665 Sancus Blvd in Polaris. The eatery is part of a chain with over 100 locations in 37 states across the U.S. Columbus currently has one KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot located at 5240 Bethel Center Mall.
The eatery is an all you can eat concept, where diners get a variety of ingredients delivered to their tables and the dishes are cooked on the spot at the table. The menu features a blend of two traditional Asian style cuisines that are served tableside.
Originating in China, hot pot is a dish that usually consists of a soup or other entree with a hot stock base and is kept warm through a heat source on the dining table which keeps the pot of soup stock simmering. Each hot pot is typically served with a variety of ingredients such as meat, seafood, plant protein like tofu and vegetables that can be added the hot stock.
Korean barbecue features grilled meat ranging from beef, chicken, pork and sometimes lamb prepared on either a charcoal or gas grill that has been built into the dining table.
In addition to food, KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot serves a large selection of soft drinks, cocktails, spirits, wines and beers. The chain features several types of sake, soju and house made cocktails in addition to lemonade, juice and soda.
The opening timeline isn’t clear, but What Now Columbus reached out to KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot for information, but did not receive an immediate response.