Soba


August 29, 2016

Japanify: Summer Slurp Series: Avocado Walnut Soba Salad

by yoko

There are ingredients that I always keep in stock in my kitchen; they are my daikoubutsu (favorite foods).

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July 7, 2016

Cool for Summer: Studio Arhoj Summer Bowls

by Sarah

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It’s a cool, cool summer. At least in the Bay Area, where we’re getting fogged-in a bit this week.

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January 13, 2016

Tokyo JUNKtion: Oreno Dashi in Akasaka

by yoko

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For the past few years, I’ve been hoping to get into an Oreno restaurant in Tokyo.

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March 28, 2014

Niigata Noodle JUNKtion: Hegi Soba, Ramen + The Italian

by yoko

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Japan is noodle crazy. Each station in each town of each prefecture have their own noodle specialty.

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February 19, 2014

Postcard from Tokyo

by Kayoko

We made it! After a restless 16 hours of travel — I read this month’s New Yorker (excellent expose on Amazon and its monopoly on the publishing industry) and Vanity Fair (The Hollywood Issue!

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July 15, 2013

Postcard from Tokyo: Cutting Soba/ Missing Finger (Ikebukuro)

by Kid Skwid

On my recent trip to Japan, Kuni and I went to a kona-ya (flour shop) in Ikebukuro, Tokyo called Hokutou Seifun.

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June 10, 2013

Lazyass Cookin’: Dashinomoto (MSG Soba Tsuyu)

by Kayoko

In seven years of Umami Mart, there has not been a single post about dashinomoto! As the editor and founder of this international food blog, I am… ashamed.

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January 10, 2013

Japanify: Nishin Soba (Hot Soba w. Simmered Herring)

by yoko

A gleaming school of herring greeted me upon my arrival on U.S. shores yesterday. After landing from Tokyo, my first errand after dropping off my bags at home was a visit to my local fish monger (Monterey Fish Market).

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December 27, 2012

Postcard from Tokyo

by yoko

Sakura-ebi kakiage at Nunotsunesarashina in Tsukiji, my favorite soba spot when I lived in Tokyo.

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December 21, 2012

Tamagoyaki @ Otafuku Noodle House (LA)

by Kayoko

We drove a long way from Los Angeles proper to try the soba at Otafuku in Torrance.

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