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japanese farm dinner, 8/20-8/26

each summer, the culinary team at soba creates a dinner to showcase some of our favorite regional farmers and purveyors. This week-long tasting menu is filled with locally grown ingredients to celebrate the freshest flavors of the season. trio tuna watermelon, avocado, soy tempura green beans nori salt, togarashi, sesame garlic aioli oyster yuzu ponzu…

Now this is Soba

soba lounge panorama

The first stage of our renovation and expansion is ready for you to explore. Soba has a new Lounge!

When we learned that the corner of College and Ellsworth—the old College Inn next door that has been vacant for a decade—was finally available, we leapt at it. For years we had fantasized about that space; the room’s interesting shape, inherent appeal, and awesome corner exposure. Moving the Lounge there made perfect sense. And we saw an opportunity to re-interpret the Soba feel. We wanted more light and vibrancy, brighter wood, subtle colors, clean lines. A fresh Soba Lounge.

dining room construction

dining room construction

it may not look like it, but the new first floor dining room – in the space where the bar and lounge were previously – is more than half way completed. the old bar has been removed, the wiring and plumbing have been redone. the furniture is being assembled offsite, and when it’s complete and…