Oakland


January 6, 2017

A Taste of the City: Far Leaves Oakland Tea

by Umami Mart

Last month, we debuted Far Leaves Tea‘s Oakland Blend at our Sip and Shop event, where it proved to be a favorite amongst tasters.

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December 9, 2016

Event Recap: Sake Gumi Underground

by Kayoko

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Last week we teamed up with Blind Tiger for Sake Gumi Underground, our second annual Sake Gumi Social.

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October 5, 2016

Meet the Man Behind the Best Yakitori in Oakland

by Kayoko

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Recently, I got into a discussion about all the restaurants that have been popping up in the Bay Area.

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October 3, 2016

Bartender Spotlight: Will Tsui of Rich Table, Lazy Bear

by Chris Cabrera

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For this edition of Bartender Spotlight, I spoke with Will Tsui, who tends bar at Rich Table in Hayes Valley and Lazy Bear in the Mission.

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August 30, 2016

Mikkeller Tasting Room Now Open in Oakland!

by Kayoko

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Oakland just got a little bit hipper (if that was at all possible) – we now have our very own Mikkeller bar!

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August 5, 2016

Bartender Spotlight: Esteban Ballesteros of Tay Ho

by Chris Cabrera

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For this edition of Bartender Spotlight, we set our focus on the East Bay at Tay Ho in Downtown Oakland.

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July 28, 2016

Event Recap: Preserving and Cooking with Shio Koji @ Preserved Oakland

by yoko

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This was our second time teaching the Preserving and Cooking with Shio Koji class at Preserved, a retail shop focused on preserved and fermented goods, owned and operated by our good friend Elizabeth.

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July 20, 2016

Umami Mart Is Hiring! Part Shopkeeper Wanted

by Umami Mart

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We are growing our team and calling out to those interested in working with us at Umami Mart.

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July 14, 2016

Off-Site Event: Preserving and Cooking with Koji

by Umami Mart

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Join us next Thursday, July 21, at Preserved (5032 Telegraph Ave.) in Oakland, where Yoko and Kayoko will be teaching a class about Preserving and Cooking with Koji.

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June 27, 2016

Event Recap: Sakqueso!

by Kayoko

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Sakqueso!, just as the name suggests, was an event we put on pairing cheese with sake.

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