June 25, 2013

Postcard from Oakland: U-MART Opens Tonight!

by Kayoko Akabori

Come out tonight for the grand unveiling of U-MART, the Bay Area’s first conbini. We can’t wait for you to meet our new fridge!!! Details on the PARTY OF THE YEAR here. See you tonight! GET EXCITED.

May 22, 2013

Fridgin’ Out: Furochan Eats (Tokyo)

by Florentyna Leow

Greetings! My name is furochan, and I’m super stoked to be writing for Umami Mart. Welcome to my larder!  For the last eight months or so, my home has been a dormitory located in an improbably posh part of Tokyo. Rent is surprisingly cheap for this city (part of being a university student) and not […]