Abura-ya


August 16, 2016

Event Recap: 4th Annual Umami Mart Matsuri

by Yoko Kumano

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This past Saturday we celebrated our four-year anniversary in Oakland. And as we have done every year since opening, we threw ourselves a huge birthday party.

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July 25, 2016

Upcoming Event: 4th Annual Umami Mart Matsuri!

by Kayoko Akabori

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It’s that time of year again, Matsuri time! Umami Mart turns 4yo this year and our annual fiesta will be jam-packed and rowdier than ever.

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August 20, 2015

Event Recap: 3rd Annual Umami Mart MATSURI

by Yoko Kumano

Umami Mart is all grown up. Although she’s only 3 years old, the lifespan of a business seems to whiz by and feels like it goes by in dog years.

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July 27, 2015

Upcoming Event: 3rd Annual Umami Mart MATSURI

by Kayoko Akabori

Wow guys, THREE YEARS!!! Can you believe we have been open in Old Oakland for three whole years???!?!?!

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April 6, 2015

UMAMI MART BOTTLE SYSTEM OPENING PARTY

by Kayoko Akabori


We can not tell you how fun it has been at Umami Mart since we’ve started selling beers and sake.

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February 9, 2015

Abura-ya: Izakaya for the People

by Kayoko Akabori

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Let me start off by saying that I think Abura-ya is the most exciting dining experience in the Bay Area in the last few years.

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January 19, 2015

Upcoming Event: 2nd Annual Japan Beer Fest

by Kayoko Akabori


As Yoko and I are putting together our events calendar for the year, we are so excited to include our 2nd annual JAPAN BEER FEST during SF Beer Week.

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