Sake


April 15, 2017

Sake Gumi News: Spring Bling (April 2017)

by Yoko Kumano


Kayoko and me with Jiro, holding a Sake Gumi Tote!

April sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club.

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April 11, 2017

Here’s the Menu for our 2nd Annual Sake Dinner at Camino!

by Umami Mart Staff

Our Second Annual Sake Dinner at Camino is happening this Thursday and we can finally share the menu with you.

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April 5, 2017

Bay Eats Japan: April 2017

by Sarah Han

Maze Soba; photo via Ramen Hachi

Welcome to Bay Eats Japan, where we’ll alert you to newly and soon-to-be opened Japanese restaurants and bars in the Bay Area.

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March 31, 2017

Think Inside the Box with Ohashi Masu

by Umami Mart Staff

These colorful hinoki (Japanese cypress) Ohashi Masu are made for serving sake, but you can use them for holding office + art supplies, business cards, spices, jewelry, and a whole lot more.

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March 20, 2017

Event Recap: Succulents + Sake @ Sunset Magazine

by Kayoko Akabori

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Yoko and I were so excited to be a part of “Succulents + Sake” at Sunset magazine’s HQ, right here in Jack London Square in Oakland. 

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February 8, 2017

Happy Hour: In the Mood For Love

by Kayoko Akabori

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When we talked about me creating a cocktail with the theme of love for Valentine’s day, I balked.

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January 12, 2017

Try this Special Sake with Your Favorite Comfort Foods

by Umami Mart Staff

Tokubetsu means special, and Souden Tokubetsu Junmai is indeed a special sake. Last year, Yoko and Kayoko visited Kitaya, the brewery in Kyushu, Japan that makes this earthy brew.

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December 16, 2016

The Umami Reader: Try This Instant Ramen Hack

by Sarah Han
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This is not instant ramen. Photo via Ramen Kawashima

– If Ichiban and Cup Noodles are regulars in your culinary repertoire and you’re looking for new ways to jazz up your instant ramen fix, here’s a suggestion for you: Just add sake.

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December 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: funk•y (December 2016)

by Yoko Kumano

um_sakegumi_logoDecember sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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December 13, 2016

Today Only: 10% off One Cup Sake Gift Set

by Umami Mart Staff

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Today the marks the first day of our 12 Days of Christmas holiday deals. Every day, from today through December 24, we’ll offer a new one-day only deal on a product in our shop.

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