Ramen Akira is opening a new location in Flower Mound.

The restaurant concept will hold a soft opening expected in late Jan. 2023, according to a representative for the restaurant. The Japanese ramen restaurant will be located next door to the Tavern at Lakeside at 2600 Lakeside Pkwy., Ste. 120.

Ramen Akira provides traditional Japanese ramen with a slight Italian twist, according to its website. The Flower Mound location will be Ramen Akira’s second, with the first located in Lewisville. 972-410-0294. www.ramenizakayaakira.com.