Welcome to the photo series Eater Scenes, in which photographers visit some of Austin's most iconic restaurants to capture them at very specific times of the day. Today, Patrick Michels goes inside Ramen Tatsu-Ya.
[Photos: Patrick Michels/EATX]
Ramen Tatsu-Ya is at the forefront of Austin's ramen craze, propelled there by their fanatical attention to detail and warm, welcoming atmosphere. An impressive variety of Austinites, from gaggles of UT students to toddler-wrangling parents, flock to their humble strip mall location for delicious and affordable ramen.
After over a year of long lines and national acclaim, the restaurant has announced a forthcoming a South Lamar location. Eater photographer Patrick Michels visits Ramen Tatsu-Ya at a very particular moment: Saturday at 8 p.m.