You won’t leave hungry from this new 2,300 square-foot ramen bar boasting a replica menu of its sister space at 750 West Fir Street. A yakatori menu rotates nightly with 20 different options ranging from heirloom tomatoes, cauliflower, oysters and scallops, to more adventurous items like beef tongue, chicken hearts and quail eggs. Experience different house-made broths, including a miso ramen complete with corn, pickled garlic and chicken. UnderBelly’s local brewery offers a 16 tap lineup. Wine and sake is available at the bar as well.
Underbelly’s raw and contemporary aesthetic comes to life through the inspired vision of CH co-founder Arsalun Tafazoli in partnership with his go-to design impresario, Paul Basile of BASILE Studio. Located in the North Parker, a mixed-use retail and residential development from renowned local architect Jonathan Segal, UnderBelly’s sleek exterior seamlessly blends into the building’s clean and contemporary facade. The new outpost boasts 1,800 square-feet of interior space and an additional 1,000 square-foot patio, which includes communal indoor/outdoor seating situated on either side of massive glass and steel windows, which flip overhead creating an open-air ambiance. Additional outdoor seating options include cozy banquettes with concrete “stone” tabletops that surround a gas ‘Rubens tube’ dancing fire feature, which moves to the beat of the music overhead. Other design showpieces include a U-shaped live-edge wood bar top fashioned from Blue Pine, and a custom vertical tap system that rises out of the floor. BASILE Studio designed and custom fabricated every interior element including the intricate wood “fins” with a backlit LED light installation that mimic the gills of a fish and covers nearly every square inch of the interior walls and ceiling.