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We’ve yet to eat something thats less than wonderful at this 14-seat Lower East Side newcomer named Cocoron. Highlights, however, include the silky zaru tofu, the cool and crunchy daikon salad, the smoky, pork-laden stamina soba, and the yuba dip soba, which, as its name suggests, requires you to dunk cold, springy noodles into a bath of hot broth, and then gobble them up with strips of tender tofu skin. Buckwheat 4-ever. 61 Delancey Street, 212-925-5220,


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