San Francisco

August 11, 2014

Upcoming Events: What is Umami? + Muji Summertime Drinks Seminar

by Kayoko

We’re excited to announce upcoming events with collaborators in San Francisco that we greatly admire. 18 Reasons and MUJI!

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April 23, 2014

Event Recap: Umami Mart SF Official Launch Party!

by Melissa Gordon

UMSF 4/10/14

In November, we snuck in to San Francisco and popped-up in The Perish Trust for the holidays.

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November 20, 2013

Snack Break: Kingdom of Dumpling (SF)

by Melissa Gordon


Nestled deep in the OG fabric of San Francisco, Kingdom of Dumpling is the quintessential down to earth dumpling spot. 

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October 14, 2013

Umami Mart Heads to San Francisco!

by Kayoko

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

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May 28, 2013

The Forest Feast: From Namu Farm to Namu Table

by Erin Gleeson

For each quarterly issue of Edible San Francisco magazine this year, I am doing a “farm to table, in one afternoon” story to show the origins of a dish served at a San Francisco restaurant.

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September 12, 2012

Skankynavia: California Workin’ + Chowin’

by Anders

In the spring of 2012 I suddenly felt the urge to not spend a depressing summer in Copenhagen.

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August 16, 2011

SF Chefs 2011

by yoko


SF Chefs spanned three days, August 5-7, and looked like it landed from somewhere in outer space, onto Union Square (notice how the tent is “punctured” by the Dewey Monument pole in the photo below).

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March 22, 2010

UM Happy Hour: Tues. 3/30 (SF)

by Kayoko

The Brooklyn Cocktail, 15 Romolo (SF)

Yoko and I have decided to make 15 Romolo UM’s official clubhouse in the Bay Area.

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February 5, 2010

Next Monday: UM Relaunch Happy Hour (SF)

by Kayoko

Dear SFers,

Yoko (Tokyo JUNKtion), CJ (Tap This) and I (UM Event Planner) will be at Magnolia Pub on Monday at 7pm to celebrate the relaunch over beers.

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