Oysters


July 9, 2015

Taylor Shellfish Oyster Bar in Capitol Hill (Seattle)

by Yoko Kumano

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I’ve visited Seattle twice in the past year and I’m somewhat convinced that this city is the West Coast’s best kept secret.

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October 17, 2012

Just For You: The Best Hangtown Fry in San Francisco

by Kayoko Akabori

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In the spirit of getting back into writing and sharing my thoughts more often on Umami Mart, I want to tell you the story of how Johnny and I met.

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September 23, 2010

Japanify: How to Shuck a Raw Oyster

by Yoko Kumano

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One of my favorite spots since moving back to the San Francisco Bay Area is the Tomales Bay Oyster Company.

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August 5, 2010

Bivalve Love: Hog Island Oyster Co. (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

Hog Island Oyster Bar (SF)

No one loves oysters more than Umamimart. Ok, maybe that’s a presumptuous statement to make on the I N T E R N E T, but I really really really love the bivalve, and most of my colleagues here do too.

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July 28, 2010

The Big Feed: Blue Plate Oysterette (LA)

by Sarah Nevada

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I know there is good food in Los Angeles and I’m trying to be more open to new things.

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March 5, 2010

Oysters Rockefeller at Galatoire’s (NOLA)

by Kayoko Akabori

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I only had three days in NOLA, but high on my things to do while I was in town was to go out for Oysters Rockefeller.

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February 19, 2010

Postcard from NYC: Grand Central Oyster Bar

by Kayoko Akabori

As my plane hovered over Gotham City yesterday, descending into Newark, I felt a sense of ease.

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October 27, 2009

Postcards from Japan, III: OYSTERS

by Kayoko Akabori

Postcards from Japan, III: OYSTERS

OYSTER SEASON IS HERE! Best time of the year to be ALIVE. My friend Maho and I went to an oyster bar “happy hour” in Nishiazabu, Tokyo- although whatever they were still pricey as hell.

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October 11, 2009

Zuni Cafe: The Truth is in the Butter (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

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After all my bitching, I finally got my fancypants on at Zuni Cafe last month.

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September 21, 2009

Duarte’s Tavern (Bay Area)

by Kayoko Akabori

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Since moving back to California, I’m trying to branch out more and find new places to eat all over the Bay Area.

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