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Ramen Tatsu-ya’s Hot Weather-Perfect Chilled Ramen, and More A.M. Intel

The latest eight restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Ramen Tatsu-ya’s chilled ramen
Ramen Tatsu-ya’s chilled ramen
Ramen Tatsu-ya/Official

— Ramen Tatsu-ya’s summer-ready spicy chilled ramen is back at both locations. The dish comes with noodles mixed in a citrus soy dressing, karashi mustard, and chili oil along with an egg and ground pork, served without broth.

— Parkside cook Nathan Blankenship died in a car crash last week. The family and restaurant are accepting donations, from money, clothes, to other goods, all to be donated to homeless nonprofit Front Steps. There will be a memorial service for Blankenship at funeral home Mission Park in San Antonio.

— Pitmaster Aaron Franklin walked through his grandparents' pot roast recipe, and added his mashed potato secrets, too. He also shared his barbecue guidelines when approaching smoked meat joints, like embrace the line, research a lot, order a variety of products (turkey is a good bet), and be curious.

— Snow's BBQ is closed tomorrow because pitmaster Tootsie Tomanetz is being recognized as Lexington's citizen of the year.

— Hot dog restaurant Frank made the winning cocktail at the Official Drink of Austin last night, the Capitol City Collins.

— With, Houndstooth Coffee is donating all proceeds of its newest $7 coffee drink, the Daisy Chain (ice, tonic water, lingonberry jam, espresso floater) to NPR starting today through Sunday, May 7.

— With Austin's business boom, Austin coffee shop Stouthaus finds that its property taxes keep rising, which then increases its rent.

— Tortilla slinger El Milagro closed up its East 6th Street shop, relocating nearby on 905 East 7th Street.

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website


2135 North Willis Boulevard, , OR 97217 (503) 719-6826 Visit Website

Stouthaus Coffee Pub

4715 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78745 (512) 721-0030 Visit Website


88 2nd Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 420-0202 Visit Website

Houndstooth Coffee [Downtown]

401 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 531-9417 Visit Website

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