Umami Mart Old Oakland


September 10, 2015

Best Kept Secret: Old Oakland Farmers Market

by yoko

DSC_1353Every Friday, half a block away from Umami Mart along 9th Street at Broadway, the Old Oakland Farmers Market attracts all the locals.

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October 9, 2013

Upcoming Event: Koji Workshop with Sonoko Sakai

by Kayoko

Koji is a rice mold that has been used in Japan to ferment sake and shoyu for hundreds of years.

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June 28, 2013

Happy Summer: Umami Mart Closed July 1-4

by Kayoko


Yup, that’s right, we’ll be closed for most of July 4 week. We’re heading down to LA to give a sake tasting at Bar + Garden in Culver City!

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June 3, 2013

DIY Umami Mart: New Floors!

by yoko

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I have to admit, I had been dreading redoing the floors for the shop. We all knew it had to be done — the reality was that once we signed the lease, we were no longer a pop-up.

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April 29, 2013

Upcoming Event: First Friday with Ippo Ramen

by Kayoko

Come out for the 2nd edition of the Ippo Ramen pop-up here at Umami Mart. Last month, the ramen sold out in record time — 56 bowls in 56 minutes.

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June 25, 2012

Big News! Umami Mart Lands in Oakland

by Kayoko

I am ecstatic to announce that Yoko and I will be opening a real-deal brick and mortar store in Oakland, California!!!

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