March 17, 2014

Tokyo JUNKtion: Hosomaki Diaries

by Yoko Kumano


Trends in roll combinations in the States are rapid, with so many joints coming up with their own “house” rolls.

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December 27, 2011

Danran Dinner (Tokyo)

by Kayoko Akabori


Danran, a little sushi spot in the Sakurajosui station in Tokyo, is no stranger to Umamimart.

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July 20, 2008

UM Redux: DanRan II (Tokyo)

by Irwin Chen

(For some Umamimart Rashoman, please see ayagwa’s perspective on this very same day.)

So the day I flew into Tokyo, I met Aya, dropped off my stuff in the Shinjuku Washington Hotel, took a shower and a nap, and we headed over to the Shinjuku station to meet up with Yoko, fellow Umamimarter (or is it, Umamimartyr?) who I’ve been curious to meet from seeing her amazing photographs.

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May 1, 2008

Danran Sushi (Tokyo)

by Yoko Kumano

Aside from the fact that this was the site of my first date with my current partner, this spot is one of my favorites in the world.

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