Curbside Pick up

Soba Ichi Togo: How to Boil Your Noodles

Hot on the heels of Sake Gumi Nama month, we're excited to announce that West Oakland's Soba Ichi has debuted nama (fresh), hand-cut noodles to take home enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This is what you get in the two portion...

Bay Eats Japan

Soba Ichi's Washi, the Chuhai King

We love chuhais, the ubiquitous, thirst quenching drink served at any watering hole or found in a can at any conbini (convenience store) in Japan. The word chuhai is a combination of shochu-highball – get it? They have yet to get their day in the limelight here in...

Eating Out

Soba Ichi: From Grain to Noodle

The highly-anticipated moment has arrived: Soba Ichi is finally opening its doors next week – the Bay Area's first housemade soba restaurant. It is an opening that has taken years to create, a partnership between Shinichi Washino, Koichi Ishii, Christian Geideman, and Paul Discoe, who all met...