Author Archives: Umamimart Guest


May 9, 2014

Umami Map: Ode to Sacramento (And Mom)

by Umamimart Guest

By M.C. ABBOTT

On a game trip to Sacramento in 2001, Lakers coach Phil Jackson called Sacramento a cow town.

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March 5, 2014

Event Recap: Ramen Shop in Brooklyn!

by Umamimart Guest

By Anna de Castro

Just when I thought February in NY could not get any dreamier (and by dreamy, I mean cold, slushy, and awaiting 6-8 more inches of snow), word came that a Bay Area favorite was making its way east, to shed a bit of light on our blustery season.

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January 27, 2014

The Vin Vivant: Tripel Happiness with Loh Bak Goh

by Umamimart Guest

By Audrey Luk

All day to do as I pleased, all night to gorge on cheese: this was my MLK weekend mantra.

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January 22, 2014

Chinatown, Bangkok Pt. 2: T & K Seafood

by Umamimart Guest

By Johnny Lopes

In the first post of this series Chinatown, Bangkok, I covered a little family run cockle and mussel stand.

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December 31, 2013

The Vin Vivant: Fat Belly, Tiny Bubbles

by Umamimart Guest

By Audrey Luk

When Old Man Winter’s icy digit stops mercury from rising, I am reminded of a traveler I met in Argentina, a Canadian middle-school teacher who once ran sled dogs.

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December 9, 2013

Fridgin’ Out: A Tale of Four Refrigerators

by Umamimart Guest

By Audrey Luk

My husband, Chris, has an unusual vice: buying refrigerators. “You’re so patient with me,” he says as he slices open another big box.

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November 13, 2013

Event Recap: Umami in Spice with Oaktown Spice Shop

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By MellyG

U M A M I: What is it? What does it taste like? Is it Japanese cartoon character?

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October 21, 2013

The Swedish Chef: Czech Fried Cheese

by Umamimart Guest

By Haan Riddell

I LOVE CHEESE. This dish is the ultimate cheese dish, perfect when you need to comfort yourself on a rainy day or when you have a bad hangover.

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October 17, 2013

Snack Break: Rockin’ Out to the Harvest Moon at Namu Farm Chuseok

by Umamimart Guest

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By MellyG

If any of you are lucky enough to have a friend who is a farmer in Northern California, you know what I mean when I say that they are the rockstars around these parts — the Beyoncé’s of the food game.

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September 27, 2013

Long Beach Seikatsu: Hot Java

by Umamimart Guest



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