Yakitori Totto to Get New Soba Sister

Imagine another Yakitori Totto (pictured), but bigger.Photo: Shanna Ravindra

New York soba fans (more than you might think) will be pleased to hear that the city is getting a much-needed addition to its roster of buckwheat-noodle restaurants. The source is impeccable: Ryuichi Bobby Munekata, the owner of the Cheap Eats favorite Yakitori Totto and Aburiya Kinnosuke. There are only three or four soba restaurants in New York, compared to hundreds of sushi places, says Munekata. The planned location for Totto Yakitori and Soba, though, is directly atop one of its few competitors: Sakagura, which occupies the basement floor of the same East 43rd Street building. Youll find Totto Yakitori on the ground floor, likely as of mid-December.