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Michi Ramen Dips Into Japanese Street Food on Campus

With new concept Yatai at Hole in the Wall

Yatai's new home at Hole in the Wall
Yatai's new home at Hole in the Wall
Patrick Michels/EATX (East Side King), Michi Ramen/Official
Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Michi Ramen, Austin’s fast casual ramen shop, expands with a brand new restaurant focusing on Japanese street food, Yatai, which soft opened earlier this month. The new restaurant will serve skewered and grilled meats and vegetables (kushiyaki) and tempura. Ramen fans, don’t worry: Yatai will still make that noodle soup, which will be added onto the menu later on.

Also on deck are mochi ice cream, Japanese beer and sake. Scope out the initial menu below. Takeout and delivery are also available, along with dining-in. Hours for now are from 3 p.m. to midnight, Thursday through Sunday.

Hey everyone!Starting today, we are serving our take on Japanese street foods such as kushiyaki skewers, tempura...

Posted by Yatai on Thursday, March 24, 2016

Yatai takes over East Side King’s ramen-focused spot in the back of campus dive bar Hole in the Wall. ESK left last winter, but opened a trailer nearby in Urban Outfitters’ Space 24 Twenty. Artist Manik Raj Nakra painted over Peelander Yellow's East Side King murals inside Yatai's current space.

This is Michi Ramen’s third spot. The ramen shop opened its original location on on North Lamar in 2013. Michi expanded with a take-out-only location on South Lamar in 2015.

Michi Ramen

6519 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78752 (512) 386-1908 Visit Website

Yatai [Closed]

2538 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705 (512) 284-9085 Visit Website

Hole In The Wall

445 East 35th Street, Manhattan, NY 10016 (646) 858-0401 Visit Website