D-Station Restaurant replaces Mikado Asian Bistro 

  • Courtesy D-Station Restaurant
The glitzy Northgate eatery owned by Lilly Zhuo, Mikado Asian Bistro, has closed and, effective May 1, been replaced by D-Station Restaurant. It’s still Zhuo’s, but she says a lot of places around town serve the mix of Thai, Chinese and Japanese dishes that Mikado offered. D-Station offers something unique to the area: all-you-can-eat Chinese hot pot.
Location Details D-Station Restaurant
13141 Bass Pro Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
“Hot pot is my favorite food,” she says. “I eat hot pot no matter what, if it’s summertime or wintertime.”

Customers order one of a few broths for the table — Zhuo notes a hot and spicy broth, an herbed broth and a pork bone broth as examples — which is served simmering atop a heater. Then they load up a bowl with a mix of 40 ingredients to cook in the hot pot, including meat, seafood and vegetables. Customers then cook their selections in the hot broth; it’s all cut and served to be edible in around a minute of cook time. Zhuo also offers a selection of sauces for dipping.

In addition to hot pots, D-Station specializes in all-you-can-eat sushi, boba tea and Thai rolled ice cream — think ice cream base prepared with toppings on an extremely cold surface, spread thin to freeze quickly, then rolled up into tubes for serving with yet more toppings.


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