Slurp Down Handmade Soba Noodles at East Village's Soba-ya

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.


Joshua Mu

Joshua Mu

Contributing Writer

When he is not attempting to hustle the hustlers of Central Park, Joshua enjoys exploring the depths of what New York has to offer. He one day hopes to pilot a drone without immediately crashing it.

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