photo by John Anderson

Tiniest Bar(becue) in Texas

Fukumoto Sushi & Yakitori Izakaya

Osaka meets Austin at this outstanding Eastside izakaya joint. Enjoy teeny skewers of grilled meat and generous drapes of fresh fish (fear not, they even have vegan options) while sipping on sake or an obscure Japanese beer. A hearty "Irasshaimase!" from the chef kicks off this J-pop pumping party as soon as you walk through the door. Sashimi shrinkage might be a thing at other sushi spots, but this place keeps their cuts of fish large and loud. And, yes: Grilled pork belly, slapped on a stick, pairs well with everything.

514 Medina, 512/770-6880

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