Translated by Lester Somera
From 200 Yen! How To Eat Convenience Store Udon And Soba Noodles
Written by takagi
Soba and udon noodles are available at specialty restaurants, but did you know that you can find delicious and reasonably priced soba and udon at your local convenience store too?
Cheap and Delicious Convenience Store Soba: What Is It?
Soba is one of Japan’s most representative dishes. The thinly kneaded noodles, made from buckwheat flour, can be dipped in soba tsuyu dipping sauce, flavored with kombu seaweed, bonito flakes, soy sauce and other condiments, as well as eaten with a soba tsuyu broth, like ramen. Soba is beloved by many, and while it is of course available at specialty restaurants, it can also be found at convenience stores for a reasonable price. However, different varieties are eaten in different ways, so here is a simple guide for eating convenience store soba. You can also use this information when buying udon at these convenience stores.
*Prices are a rough estimate and vary by store. The instructions listed are for standard products, and may be different for other varieties.