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August 31, 2015

Richmen Redux: Ramen Shop’s NEW Noodle-Making Machine from Japan

by yoko

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Remember when the Ramen Shop guys brought the 500 pound Richmen, the massive ramen noodle making machine to Umami Mart back in October 2012?!

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August 27, 2015

Upcoming Event: Single Origin Tasting with Horiguchi Coffee

by Sarah Han

Back by popular demand, we’ll be hosting our second free tasting with Tokyo-based Horiguchi Coffee!

Join us this Saturday at Umami Mart from 11:30 a.m.

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August 24, 2015

Sake Nomi in Seattle

by Kayoko

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I’ve talked about following your passions in life before (ok, I talk about it like everyday) and here’s a place that embodies a deep passion for sake.

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August 13, 2015

Chizu, A Cheese Bar in Portland

by Kayoko

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It’s so important to travel. Not to say it needs to be lavish or romantic or life-changing every time, but it’s really necessary to get out of your comfort zone and visit new places, even if it’s only an hour away.

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August 10, 2015

Mike’s Noodle House in Seattle

by Kayoko

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I’m afraid I’m becoming one of those older Asian ladies who gets really grumpy after not eating noodles or rice or something with soy sauce flavoring for a few days.

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August 6, 2015

Come See Us at Sake Summit This Weekend!

by Kayoko

Yoko and I will be hanging out at Sake Summit all weekend in Union Square in San Francisco.

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August 3, 2015

A Visit to Sake One Brewery in Oregon

by yoko

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Last month, Kayoko and I visited Portland for the 5th annual SakeFest PDX. It’s always a pleasure to hang out in Portland, and this time, we even took a side trip to the Sake One brewery in the Willamette Valley’s Forest Grove.

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July 30, 2015

Shanghai Restaurant in Oakland

by Kayoko

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Shanghai restaurant is our go-to in Oakland Chinatown for meetings and hang-outs over lunch or dinner.

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July 22, 2015

Introducing SAKE GUMI, Our Monthly Sake Subscription Program

by Kayoko

Yoko and I could not be more thrilled today — we are dubbing it SAKE GUMI DAY.

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July 9, 2015

Taylor Shellfish Oyster Bar in Capitol Hill (Seattle)

by yoko

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I’ve visited Seattle twice in the past year and I’m somewhat convinced that this city is the west coast’s best kept secret.

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