Machiya Ramen Noodle House Opens in MidtownMonday, October 15, 11:30-12am – Machiya Ramen Noodle House, 3250 NE 1st Avenue, Miami Midtown

Machiya Ramen Noodle House is the newest culinary addition to the Midtown neighborhood opening its doors Monday, October 15, 2012. The name Machiya refers to wooden townhouses found throughout Japan where the front of the building traditionally served as the retail, shop or restaurant space. Situated on the ground floor of Mid Block East inside Shops at Midtown Miami, Machiya will serve Japanese comfort food and introduce a whole new dining experience to the area.
The menu ranges from an array of small plates, innovative sashimi and unique salads such as Steamed Rock Shrimp Buns with Spicy Aioli, Tuna “Pizza”, Sweet Sake Roast Black Cod, Filet Mignon “Yukke” with Asian Pear, signature dishes including six types of ramen dishes and “Chawan Mushi”, Japanese Custard Chicken with Snow Crab and Black Truffle, Kim Chee Pork Belly with Crispy Shallots, and “Dote Nabe” Red Miso Braised Short Rib, among others. The cocktail menu offers classics with a twist, as well as original creations. Highlights include the Yuzu Drop with Ketel Citron, Japanese citrus and Cointreau; the Midtown Manhattan with Basil Hayden, fresh pineapple juice and tamarind water; and the Machiya, combining Double Cross Vodka, fresh pomegranate, Briottet Crème De Cassis and Prosecco. Machiya will offer Happy Hour from 4 -7 p.m., with daily specials.
The warm atmosphere and decor offer traditional brick walls, as well as light and dark earth tone colors with an open cooking station in the center of the timeless U-shaped bar, allowing guests to watch their meals come together. The 4,100 square foot indoor and outdoor space imparts a casual and inviting environment with an ingenious and entertaining menu that offers something for every palate.

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