The best Shaxi hotpot
Halal dishes and Shaxi hotpot in a hideaway kitchen
Mrs. Li is the proprietor of the Dragon and Phoenix Halal Eatery in Shaxi old town, featuring the best Shaxi hotpot and expertly prepared local fare. Mrs. Li is a practicing muslim who keeps strict standards in food preparation and offers all kinds of tasty local dishes but her most famous is spicy Shaxi hotpot. She is the only cook, so the food takes a whie but is worth the wait.
FIND IT: Her shop is a little difficult to find, just around the corner of the market street about 50 meters ahead, down a few steps at the end of an alleyway on the right. It is just before the Yunnan Rural Credit Cooperative (Bank) which is on the opposite side of the street.