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November 8, 2016

Sake Caliente Pop-Up at Azasu NYC

by Kayoko Akabori

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The sake scene in New York City is dynamic. When I lived there from 2002-2008, the sake trend was definitely in development, and as a worker-bee in Midtown Manhattan, I was fortunate enough to spend many a late-nights at Sakagura, one of NY’s famed sake bars and other Japanese watering holes in the area.

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November 9, 2015

Announcing the Studio Arhoj Pop-Up @ Umami Mart

by Umami Mart Staff


Is this the pop-up that the world has been waiting for, or what?!?!?

We’re excited to announce that Danish design and ceramics makers Studio Arhoj will have its first U.S.

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February 9, 2015

Abura-ya: Izakaya for the People

by Kayoko Akabori

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Let me start off by saying that I think Abura-ya is the most exciting dining experience in the Bay Area in the last few years.

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May 30, 2014

Upcoming Event: A Pop-Up Dinner with JICCA from Tokyo (OAK)

by Kayoko Akabori

This event is SOLD OUT!

Umami Mart + Ordinaire + Selection Massale welcomes

JICCA from Tokyo!

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March 5, 2014

Event Recap: Ramen Shop in Brooklyn!

by UM Guest

By Anna de Castro

Just when I thought February in NY could not get any dreamier (and by dreamy, I mean cold, slushy, and awaiting 6-8 more inches of snow), word came that a Bay Area favorite was making its way east, to shed a bit of light on our blustery season.

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November 4, 2013

Umami Mart Pop-Up Now Open (San Francisco)

by Kayoko Akabori

San Francisco, we have arrived! Umami Mart opened inside The Perish Trust last Friday November 1 and we’ll be here through the holidays.

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October 14, 2013

Umami Mart Heads to San Francisco!

by Kayoko Akabori

We have some very exciting news: Umami Mart will be popping up in San Francisco for the holidays!

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April 1, 2013

Upcoming Event: Ippo Ramen Pop-Up

by Kayoko Akabori

We are SUPER EXCITED to host a pop-up by Ippo Ramen this First Friday 4/5.

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January 28, 2013

Upcoming Event: Home is Oakland, Home is Japan by Aya Brackett

by Kayoko Akabori

Our next photo exhibition will be by the lovely and talented Aya Brackett in a show titled Home is Oakland, Home is Japan.

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December 28, 2012

Great UM Noodletown: Edo Soba by Tsujita

by Kayoko Akabori

We finally made it into Tsujita for lunch during our trip down to LA over the summer.

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