Koichi Ishii


November 14, 2012

Great UM Noodletown: Teuchi Soba @ Ippuku (BERK)

by Kayoko Akabori

Since May, our beloved Ippuku of Berkeley has been serving teuchi (handmade) soba. Owner-chef Christian Geidemann recruited Koichi Ishii from Yamagata, a prefecture well-known for soba, to come and cook at Ippuku and start a soba program right here in the East Bay.

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