dumplings


June 11, 2015

MOTOism: Italian Shumai

by Moto

(Disclaimer: I did NOT see any of the shadows when I was taking these photos. Sorry about this.

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May 22, 2015

Postcard from Shanghai: Shengjian

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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June 23, 2014

Umami Mart Map: The Chronicles of Nagoya

by yoko

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Instead of reaching there via a Wardrobe route, Nagoya is about a two-hour bullet train ride from Tokyo.

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May 7, 2014

Lazyass Cookin’: How to Boil a Dumpling

by Kayoko

Have I seriously never posted anything about frozen dumplings? That’s crazy! Frozen dumplings have been my #1 go-to lazyass meal for years now.

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March 24, 2014

Umami Map: Oakland Chinatown

by Kayoko

One of the joys of working in Old Oakland is Chinatown. We’re only steps away to a wonderland of dirt-cheap eats and one-stop grocery shopping.

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November 20, 2013

Snack Break: Kingdom of Dumpling (SF)

by Melissa Gordon

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Nestled deep in the OG fabric of San Francisco, Kingdom of Dumpling is the quintessential down to earth dumpling spot. 

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June 6, 2013

Japanify: Gyoza Pt. 1 (Prep + Wrapping)

by yoko

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I have memories of gyoza from when I was in kindergarten. My grandma would invite my mom and aunts to her house — and they would wrap dumplings all day.

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January 24, 2013

UM Recession: Ikaho Onsen

by yoko

I woke up on January 1, 2013 ready to shred on the tatami mats at my husband’s parent’s house in western Tokyo.

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September 12, 2012

Skankynavia: California Workin’ + Chowin’

by Anders

In the spring of 2012 I suddenly felt the urge to not spend a depressing summer in Copenhagen.

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August 1, 2012

2 Days in LA

by Kayoko

Two weeks ago, I picked up Anders aka Mr. Skankynavia from LAX. It was a bit of a drive from the Bay Area, but a little vacay for both of us before we began the crazy build-out of our Oakland shop.

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