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November 18, 2016

The Umami Reader: Watch This Dog Help Prepare Thanksgiving Dinner

by Sarah Han

– Ever wish your dog could help out around the house? Well, here’s a video showing you how to get your pooch to help you prepare your Thanksgiving dinner!

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January 15, 2016

Dream of Sushi with Jiro Gastronomy

by Umami Mart Staff

A video posted by Umami Mart (@umamimart) on

 You’ve probably seen Jiro Dreams of Sushi and are dreaming of the day you’ll eat at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo.

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March 12, 2015

Umami Tool Watch: How to Use a Misokoshi

by Kayoko Akabori

The misokoshi is a tool that we have sold since we first opened our shop. It looks like a mini ramen strainer, but alas, it is for straining miso in liquid.

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March 5, 2015

Togarashi Ginger Highball at Jicca (Tokyo)

by Kayoko Akabori

As you know by now, Tori-chan is a dear friend of ours who opened Jicca, a restaurant and wine bar in the Hatagaya neighborhood in Tokyo nearly two years ago.

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September 22, 2014

Casa de Kei: How to Clean + Season Cast Iron Like a PRO

by Kayoko Akabori

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My brother Keisuke, aka Casa de Kei, is a pro. He went to culinary school, paid his dues as sous chef at Spago in Beverly Hills, and is now working alongside our father (also a chef) at Sushi Kuni restaurant in Cupertino, CA.

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November 10, 2011

OPENharvest Trip (Video)

by Kayoko Akabori

This is a short video by Tokyo-based photographer Nahoko Morimoto, which marvelously captures Yoko and my trip to Japan with the OPENharvest team.

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June 28, 2011

Kitchen Revival: A Film-Inspired Cooking Show

by Sarah Nevada

A few months ago Umamimart readers and fans helped us accomplish our fundraising goal and we set forth to make a pilot for our movie-inspired cooking show.

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April 26, 2011

THE GIFT OF FOOD (Video)

by Kayoko Akabori

Our good friend and talented videographer Joe Stillwater (of Bright Spectrum) joined us on April 5th for our GIFT OF FOOD benefit in San Francisco.

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March 28, 2011

ReCPY: Let’s Make Onigiri! (Video)

by Moto Yamamoto

My colleague Kristen who produces videos for Japan Society’s Youtube channel, asked me if I knew of any onigiri (rice balls) shops since they wanted to showcase them in an upcoming video.

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January 25, 2011

Support!: FORK YOUR CONSIDERATION – A New Cooking Show (That’s Not Boring)

by Kayoko Akabori

Check it out! Umamimart’s very own Sarah Nevada (The Big Feed and Old School Eats), an LA-based film producer, has embarked on a new project.

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