Author Archives: Anders Arhoj


December 11, 2013

Skankynavia: Swedish Birthday

by Anders Arhoj

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Two gay men got married in the early 00’s (yes, that’s right USA, listen and learn from the Danes), spent eight years together, got divorced, and became good friends again after some time.

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August 28, 2013

Skankynavia: Countryside Luncheon

by Anders Arhoj

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It’s been such a nice summer here in Denmark for a change. After literally 6 months of cold, dark and snowy weather it was finally time for the sun to return to the land of vikings and LEGO.

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June 18, 2013

Conbini Cabaret: Conbini Sushi Cherry Pop

by Anders Arhoj

*For the next week, we will be celebrating conbini culture on Umami Mart, in preparation for the opening of U-MART on Tuesday 6/25.

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May 15, 2013

Skankynavia: A Portuguese Quickie

by Anders Arhoj

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I seriously did not know anything about Portugal and its inhabitants until I set my boot on its shores in May 2013.

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April 10, 2013

Flashback Fave: Anders aka Skankynavia

by Anders Arhoj

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Anders joined the Umami Mart writing staff in 2009 and is deeply engraved in the Umami Mart family, having designed our Oakland shop and entire brand identity.

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March 6, 2013

Skankynavia: Londinium Leisures

by Anders Arhoj

I used to loathe this city when I lived here.

That was back in 1998 and I was poor as a peasant poofter pigeon.

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October 3, 2012

Skankynavia: L’Etoile

by Anders Arhoj

A new cocktail bar opened in Copenhagen in the spring of 2012.

The creation of the bar had been in the making for years.

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September 12, 2012

Skankynavia: California Workin’ + Chowin’

by Anders Arhoj

In the spring of 2012 I suddenly felt the urge to not spend a depressing summer in Copenhagen.

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August 29, 2012

Skankynavia: California: Fast Food Frenzy!

by Anders Arhoj

I spent my summer of 2012 in California, my favourite place in the world — after my couch (ok, maybe Japan comes in as a close second).

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May 23, 2012

Skankynavia: Brass Monkey (CPH)

by Anders Arhoj

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A few months ago, I designed a ceramic mug shaped like a monkey’s head, for rum-based cocktails… and no, it wasn’t for selling in stores.

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