Annual Event

April 25, 2017

Event Recap: 2nd Annual Sake Dinner at Camino

by Yoko Kumano

I always get nervous before an event because I want it to be the best that it can be. Last week’s 2nd Annual Sake Dinner at Camino restaurant was no exception. I tossed and turned all night, imagining how the whole dinner would progress. As soon as we started setting up Thursday afternoon, my mind […]

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???!?!?! From bare walls to Skankynavian chic, Yoko and I are so proud and happy to have been able to share our passion for food and drink culture with all of you. Thanks so much for all your support! […]

December 15, 2014

Event Recap: Pop-Up Dinner with Jicca from Tokyo

by Kayoko Akabori

As 2014 nearly comes to a close, I wanted to recap one of our favorite events of the year, our Jicca Pop-Up! Tori-chan is a good friend of Yoko’s from Tokyo, who opened up her own restaurant called Jicca last year. We visited her at Jicca in February, and at that time we decided that […]