Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and baking soda set aside. In the bowl combine the butter with sugar beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.Add the salt, vanilla, and eggs. Beat until well mixed, about 1 minute. Add flour mixture mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
Drop heaping tablespoon-size balls of dough about 2 inches apart on a Greased baking tray.
Bake until cookies are golden around the edges, but still soft in the center, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool on baking sheet 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.