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December 3, 2015

Taste the Magic: Try Haku Shoyu This Saturday

by Umami Mart

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Our Haku Shoyus have been getting lots of attention. Last week, New York Magazine‘s Grub Street included the Sakura Cherry Blossom Shoyu in its Edible Gift Guide, calling it “the rosé of soy sauce.” And Luke Tsai of the East Bay Express gave the trio of shoyus from Kyoto a shoutout in his Eat This Gift list.

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December 6, 2013

Holiday Shopping at Umami Mart!

by Kayoko

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.

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January 15, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Omiyage from Japan: Shonan Cheese Pie

by Sakura

There is something about Japanese confectionary and pâtisseries that pushes sweets to a level of sophistication I haven’t found anywhere else.

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April 18, 2012

Packaging Whore: The Intelligentsia Coffee Pour Over Set

by Kayoko

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Now, Umamimart has never really been “in” on the “scene”. We don’t really get invited to hip opening events or get star attention from restaurants when dining.

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July 11, 2011

Culinography: Edible Bouquet

by Erin Gleeson

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I made this edible bouquet for a friends birthday using radishes, carrots, scallions and rosemary. I also added a kebab skewer of strawberries, jalapeños and tomatillos.

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