March 24, 2017

New in the Shop: The Sori Yanagi Flatware Collection

by Umami Mart Staff

We just added four items to our Sori Yanagi Collection that we think you’ll give a fork about. The Sori Yanagi Flatware Collection consists of a Dinner Fork + Dinner Spoon and Serving Fork + Serving Spoon, all designed by Japan’s renowned modern industrial designer, Sori Yanagi, whose everyday products are found in homes in […]

October 21, 2016

The Umami Reader: Everyone’s Favorite Ramen Movie is Back in Theaters!

by Sarah Han

– Ask any food fanatic about their favorite movies and undoubtedly Tampopo will be on their list (if not #1). Juzo Itami’s delightfully playful 1985 “ramen western” tells the story of Tampopo, a woman on a mission to turn around her failing roadside noodle shop with the guidance of two truck drivers – an unlikely pair of ramen ronin. Janus Films […]