Best dishes countdown #24: Yakisoba dog at Kyatchi

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Dispensing a handful of noodles atop a hot dog might seem sort of insane. That is, of course, until you've consumed a handful of noodles on top of a hot dog. 

Tiny, indie sushi bar Kyatchi has always been adept at this melding maneuver. Their original idea to mash up sushi and hot dogs has been a home run from the get-go, and we love them for this originality. 

In the yakisoba dog, salty umami is stacked atop salty umami for a messy yet elegant tube meat experience. 

All of Kyatchi's dogs start with best-quality, all-beef dogs from Twin Cities family-owned farm Peterson Limousin Beef. This impeccable foundation lays the groundwork for meaty soba noodles, far superior to any banal slaw or kraut. 

Peppery ginger and fancy Yuzu mayo (made with fresh eggs and intense citrus) provide the window dressing, as if any were necessary.  

Kyatchi

3758 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis

612-236-4429

kyatchi.com 

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