February 12, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Dishoom, A Traditional Bombay Café (LDN)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Although I’ve been writing for Umami Mart for almost three years, I have yet to meet any of my fellow writers as most of them live across the Pond.

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April 24, 2012

Great UM Noodletown: Idiyappam

by Kayoko Akabori


Here’s something I dragged out of my photo archives. It’s from my trip to Kerala, India back in 2007.

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June 14, 2011

Slightly Peckish: Indian Bites at Masala Zone (LDN)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Slightly Peckish: Indian Bites 2

One of the best things about living in a multicultural and cosmopolitan city like London is that if you fancy something to eat, you can be sure to find it (…except for proper ramen, that is).

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October 19, 2010

Slightly Peckish: Gimme a Kati Roll! (LDN)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Slightly Peckish: Kati Roll 1

My daily dilemma as soon as I step through my office door is this: what to have for lunch?

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September 24, 2010

The Breakfast of South India

by CJ Mattiola


About a year ago I took a new job which has had me traveling to Bangalore a few times a year.

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August 10, 2010

Slightly Peckish: Lazy South Indian Breakfast

by Sakura Gooneratne

Slightly Peckish: Indian breakfast 1

August is the month of sloth so we rolled into Wembley, north London for a laaazy Sunday brunch at Sakonis.

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January 28, 2008

Umamiventure #6: Jackson Diner

by Kayoko Akabori

Trekked out to Jackson Heights on Saturday for our monthly Umamiventure- a food field trip that we take to cult-following foodie places all around the 5 boroughs (that the DOH wouldn’t necessarily recommend).

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May 28, 2007

Grandmothers ROCK

by Irwin Chen

What’s Cooking Grandma is a site about following around grandmothers and getting them to cook awesome food on camera.

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April 15, 2007

Tamarind at the James Beard House

by Erin Gleeson

I photograph dinners at the The James Beard House in New York about once a month, and it’s quite a treat.

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March 5, 2007

Kanye’s $4000 Meal

by Kayoko Akabori

Kanye had a craving for Indian. British Raj in Wales, anyone???

thanks Jim for this!

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