Cocktails


January 28, 2016

Falernum: A Taste of Tiki

by Sarah

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If you’re daydreaming of lounging in warm, faraway places with a drink in hand, we have something for you: Tippleman’s Falernum.

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December 21, 2015

Happy Hour: Tokyo 75

by Kayoko

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Photos by Mariko Yamasaki

Happy holidays everyone! What a year! I hope you are all able to relax during these last days of 2015 and reflect on joyful memories.

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November 30, 2015

Event Recap: Stirred Not Shaken at Forgery SF

by Kayoko

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Photos by Yoko Kumano

Together with Plumpjack Wine & Spirits, we hosted a cocktail crafting event at Forgery a couple months ago.

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September 28, 2015

Umami Map: Where to Get a Cocktail in Seattle

by Kayoko

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Seattle is for grown-ups. I really enjoyed the city when we were there over the summer — it has a sense of sophistication and plentifulness that I can enjoy in my thirties. 

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September 3, 2015

Upcoming Event: Stirred Not Shaken: Learn to Mix Cocktails and Take the Tools Home! (SF)

by Kayoko

We are so excited to announce our first cocktail class collaboration with PlumpJack Wine & Spirits!

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August 31, 2015

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

by yoko

DSC_1224Remember 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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July 6, 2015

China Diaries: Discovering Speak Low Bar in Shanghai

by yoko

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As you may know, Google does not work in China. Savvy travelers would know to install a VPN service on their phones before taking off into China.

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May 25, 2015

Bar Owl in Niigata City

by Kayoko

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When we mentioned to Mr. Akio Watanabe, owner of Bar EST! in Tokyo that we were heading to Niigata, he recommended that we visit Bar Owl.

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May 22, 2015

Postcard from Shanghai: Speakeasy Secret

by yoko

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*Yoko is in China for 10 days! And with no access to Facebook or Instagram, she is sending us photos the old school way — via postcards.

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April 2, 2015

Akio Watanabe of Bar EST! (Tokyo)

by Kayoko

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Looking back on our trip to Japan in February, the most memorable cocktail was at Bar EST!.

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