The Forest Feast

January 19, 2017

Eat Healthier, Better Looking Food with The Forest Feast Gatherings

by Umami Mart Staff

Our friend Erin Gleeson of The Forest Feast has a lot going on right now. First of all, she just had a baby! Baby Max arrived earlier this month and is a real bundle of joy. Secondly, Erin has a new book out. The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring and gorgeous vegetarian cookbook. If you like hosting casual dinner […]

December 7, 2015

Upcoming Event: Our Annual Hanukkah Party with The Forest Feast

by Kayoko Akabori

Happy Hanukkah everyone! We are so excited to announce our FOURTH ANNUAL Hanukkah celebration at Umami Mart. What?!? A Hanukkah party at Umami Mart??? That makes no sense! Despite the skepticism, we host this party each year with our good friends Erin Gleeson of The Forest Feast and her husband, Rabbi Jack. It is a […]

December 11, 2014

Upcoming Event: 3rd Annual Latkes + Lager Hanukkah Party

by Kayoko Akabori

It’s Hanukkah next week! You know what that means… our festive and cozy annual soiree with Erin Gleeson of The Forest Feast and Rabbi Jack! As always, we’ll have plenty of He’Brew beer and latkes; and just like last year, we’ll be having this party in our San Francisco shop inside The Perish Trust. WHAT: […]

June 12, 2014

Upcoming Event: The Forest Feast Cookbook Party

by Kayoko Akabori

We are so excited to finally announce a proper soiree for Erin Gleeson’s new cookbook, The Forest Feast! The book was published in April and has been selling like hotcakes at our shops. It was far and wide the best seller for Mother’s Day, as you can imagine, and it has been applauded by HuffPo, […]

December 13, 2013

The Forest Feast Cookbook is Coming!

by Kayoko Akabori

The renowned Forest Feast blog is about to become a book! Erin Gleeson, my good friend and long-time Umami Mart contributor, launched The Forest Feast after moving back to California from NYC a few years ago. Living deep in the woods in the Bay Area, Erin fused together her passion for photography, illustration, and fresh, simple […]

December 6, 2013

Holiday Shopping at Umami Mart!

by Kayoko Akabori

Hello dear Umami Mart readers and loyal devotees! Holiday season is among us and I hope you are all geared up for a month of lame office parties, drawn-out family dinners and awful white elephant gift exchanges. Nah, it’s not that bad, right? If there’s ever a time of year when it’s ok to be […]

November 23, 2012

The Forest Feast Show Thru January

by Kayoko Akabori

I met Erin Gleeson during our freshman year of college in Santa Barbara. She would walk around campus with colorful wraps on her head, always a smile on her face. She always glowed with a certain magical charm that we all wanted, but could never quite attain. It was our junior year that we would […]

September 12, 2012

Skankynavia: California Workin’ + Chowin’

by Anders Arhoj

In the spring of 2012 I suddenly felt the urge to not spend a depressing summer in Copenhagen. Previous years had been a mixed pleasure of monsoon rain, heavy floods, grey skies and Antarctica beach temperatures. I seriously needed a shot of California. Coincidentally the ever food-obsessed Umami Mart team decided to open a shop […]

November 7, 2011

Culinography: Introducing Forest Feast

by Erin Gleeson

I am excited to announce that I have just launched a new food photography blog called FOREST FEAST. Having just moved to the woods of Northern California from New York City (where I worked as a food photographer), my recipes, home cooking and photography have been inspired by local produce and the forest around me. […]