February 11, 2016

This Just In: Kimura Glass Company’s FunkZx Martini Glass and Stella Coupe

by Umami Mart Staff

We’ve just added two new cocktail glasses to our roster of fine Japanese glassware, and they’re real stunners. Both are from Kimura Glass Company in Eastern Tokyo, which has been crafting gorgeous handblown glassware since 1910. Long, lean, and easy on the eyes. That’s how we’d describe Kimura Glass Company’s Martini glass, The Funk Zx. Alternately, Kimura Glass […]

August 17, 2015

Happy Hour: Don’t Call This a Saketini

by Kayoko Akabori

I deplore the word “Saketini.” The whole idea that you can name a cocktail by adding “tini” to the end of it is just plain juvenile and not creative at all. Which is not fair because I’ve been drinking a hell out of these Martinis, subbing sake for vermouth, and the name Saketini is not so far off. […]