Hai Di Lao Hot Pot is an International chain of hot pot restaurant founded in Sichuan Province, China in 1994. At an early phase, it was just a small shop selling "hot and spicy soup. Later, it developed and expanded its menu range, and gradually became the number one hot pot restaurant nationwide. Hai Di Lao has owned more than 200 direct marketing stores in China over the past 23 years, and it also opened several stores in Singapore /Japan/Korea.The first U.S. store was opened in Arcadia in September, 2013. The second store in March of 2017 at the Brea Mall and it will open new stores in Irvine/San Francisco shortly.