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March 7, 2017

Event Recap: Japanify All Day at Umami Mart

by yoko

One of the best things to come out of 2016 was Japanify All Day, a zine that includes 21 simple Japanese recipes that I wrote, and that Kayoko and Sarah edited.

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November 2, 2015

Upcoming Event: Runoff Book Release Party with Tom Manning

by Kayoko

Here’s an event that you don’t see very often at Umami Mart — a comic book party!

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July 27, 2015

Upcoming Event: 3rd Annual Umami Mart MATSURI

by Kayoko

Wow guys, THREE YEARS!!! Can you believe we have been open in Old Oakland for three whole years???!?!?!

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May 11, 2015

MOTOism: Natto Brie Dip

by Moto

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I’ve made quite a few dishes using natto (fermented soy beans) in the past years — from Natto Moffin to sweet Natto Sandwich.

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April 6, 2015

UMAMI MART BOTTLE SYSTEM OPENING PARTY

by Kayoko


We can not tell you how fun it has been at Umami Mart since we’ve started selling beers and sake.

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November 24, 2014

Event Recap: 2nd Annual UMAMI MART MATSURI

by Chris Cabrera

Another summer, come and gone. Erm, another fall, come and gone. It’s starting to get chilly here in the Bay Area so I thought I would bring back some summertime warmth and celebration and blog about our 2nd annual Umami Mart Matsuri.

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July 28, 2014

Upcoming Event: 2nd Annual Umami Mart Matsuri

by Kayoko

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Guess what? It’s our birthday! We’re turning TWO years old (can you believe?!?!?!) and as we promised, we are making our Matsuri festival an annual tradition and throwing yet another big bash to celebrate our summertime birthday (holla to the Leos).

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June 12, 2014

Upcoming Event: The Forest Feast Cookbook Party

by Kayoko

We are so excited to finally announce a proper soiree for Erin Gleeson’s new cookbook, The Forest Feast!

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December 30, 2013

TONIGHT: New Year Party in Oakland

by Kayoko

2013 whizzed past us didn’t it?!?! As I look back on the year, I recall a rager, a long day of blood/sweat/tears, a triumphant expansion, then, another expansion.

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November 27, 2013

Upcoming Event: Latkes + Lager: 2nd Annual Umami Mart Hannukah Party (SF)

by Kayoko


Last year we hosted a Hannukah party with Erin of The Forest Feast, and her husband Rabbi Jon, in our first year of business in Oakland.

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