tea


August 25, 2016

Savor the Flavors of Far Leaves Teas

by Umami Mart

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Far Leaves Tea in Berkeley sources exceptionally high-quality teas from around the world. We now carry three Far Leaves premium teas at Umami Mart for your sipping pleasure:

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Far Leaves Matcha Sencha

If you need a little caffeine boost during the day, we recommend Matcha Sencha.

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May 30, 2016

Hario V60 Iced Coffee Maker: Cold Brew, Shorts, and Summer

by yoko

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Kayoko and I test every product we place in the store. We have to love it, use it, and find a place for it in our kitchens.

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April 11, 2016

Japanify: How to Make Matcha

by yoko

The first time I learned how to make matcha was from my grandmother, Baba-chan, in Tokyo.

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March 18, 2016

Upcoming Event: Free Coffee Tasting with Red Bay

by Umami Mart

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On Saturday, March 19, from noon-3 p.m., we’ll be hosting a free coffee tasting with our friends Red Bay Coffee

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March 17, 2016

Studio Arhoj + Umami Mart Travel Mug is Back In Stock!

by Umami Mart

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Last year, we sold out of our limited-edition porcelain travel mug designed exclusively for Umami Mart by Studio Arhoj.

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August 27, 2015

Upcoming Event: Single Origin Tasting with Horiguchi Coffee

by Umami Mart

Back by popular demand, we’ll be hosting our second free tasting with Tokyo-based Horiguchi Coffee!

Join us this Saturday at Umami Mart from 11:30 a.m.

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June 16, 2015

Upcoming Event: Horiguchi Coffee Tasting

by Kayoko

We are thrilled to host a complimentary coffee tasting this Saturday with Horiguchi Coffee, a roaster from Tokyo.

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February 23, 2015

Postcard from Japan: Kissaten Life

by Kayoko

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We are really enjoying the kissaten (cafe) lifestyle here in Japan and we have visited several in Tokyo and Fukushima during our travels.

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January 25, 2013

Postcard from Nahoko: Coffee Break (Tsukiji)

by Nahoko Morimoto

*Nahoko Morimoto is a Tokyo-based photographer. Her work has been featured in Brutus and Vogue Japan.

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January 7, 2013

The Forest Feast: Chai-Nog

by Erin Gleeson

It’s so cold in the woods these days — cozy up with a warm cup of Chai-Nog!

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