02. April 2006 East Village, Japanese 0

229 East 9th Street off St. Mark’s Place and Second Avenue
about $50 for two, without drinks, with tip
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One of the few places that still hand-roll and hand-cut their soba noodles is Sobaya, one of my lunch staples. Whether I order a hot bowl of soba or a cold one, I always pick the one with nameko mushrooms. The one with the yam is also good. If you have a large appetite, one of their lunch boxes is an excellent choice.