Soba-ya is a family-owned Japanese restaurant in the East Village specializing in the making of handmade soba, buckwheat flour noodles used in a variety of traditional dishes. In this INSIDER video, watch the mesmerizing process of making soba by hand.
Good soba is represented by the long strands, and it represents longevity.
When you go to Soba-ya make sure to slurp the noodles, as it shows that you are appreciating the food.
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