Los Angeles


August 29, 2012

Skankynavia: California: Fast Food Frenzy!

by Anders

I spent my summer of 2012 in California, my favourite place in the world — after my couch (ok, maybe Japan comes in as a close second).

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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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May 16, 2012

Postcard from LA: Uni + Burrata OMG

by Kayoko

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Uni, burrata, button mushroom, yuzu
Son of a Gun
Los Angeles

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October 14, 2011

Confessions of a Pizzahead: Mother Dough (LA)

by Jerkey

Mother Dough Pizza. Umamimart.com

Remember when I said I started making my own pizza because I hadn’t found any in Los Angeles that really fit the bill?

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October 4, 2011

Inspired Sushi at Takao (LA)

by Kayoko

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Yes, Japanese food in this country is still equated to sushi. Growing up, people would always ask me, “Do you eat sushi every day?” I guess that’s mostly due to the fact that my father is a sushi chef, but even so, it always bewildered me.

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September 30, 2011

Umamimart Writers’ Dinner: Robata Jinya (LA)

by sarah nevada

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On a particularly temperate Los Angeles evening, three Umamimart writers (one a founding member), and an Umamimart photographer, joined three Umamimart supporters and friends for a lovely dinner at Robata Jinya in West Hollywood, CA.

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September 28, 2011

To Live and Eat in LA

by Kayoko

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“To live and eat in LA, it’s the place to be;
You’ve got to be there to know it, what everybody wanna eat”
Tupac

Alright, alright, Tupac didn’t say “eat”.

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September 5, 2011

Postcard from LA: Yoshinoya Takeover

by Kayoko

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I’m in LA for my best friend’s wedding. I love LA, you know that? There’s an energy here that doesn’t quite exist in sleepy SF.

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August 5, 2011

Old School Eats: Street Tacos at La Reyna (LA)

by sarah nevada

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Photos by Thomas L. Young

One dollar street tacos at a busy intersection in downtown Los Angeles is about as old school as you can get.

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July 22, 2011

Old School Eats: Umami Burger (LA)

by sarah nevada

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While it’s no Musso & Frank or Mateo’s, Umami Burger is quickly becoming a fixture in the LA culinary world.

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