Yuki Handroll Bar
As far as we know, Yuki is the first omakase experience dedicated to handrolls in Austin. Located in a strip mall off Bee Caves Road near 360, all the seating is at a large wrap-around counter. So you can see whose pupils dilate after their first bite of handroll, which combine crispy nori with well-seasoned rice and generous cuts of fresh fish. You can order from combo menus of three to seven rolls—each made and eaten to order—or go a la carte. Whichever route you choose, you’ll want to finish the meal off with a couple pieces of nigiri, preferably the bluefin toro or Japanese uni.
photo credit: Nicolai McCrary