Umamimart Pop-Up

May 14, 2012

Umami Mart Pop-Up in Old Oakland

by Kayoko Akabori

The Umami Mart Shop popped up in Old Oakland for five days last week inside Piper + John General Goods, located on the charming brick road of 9th Street. It was a great success! We launched on the bustling “First Friday”, which is a huge sprawling art party throughout Oakland every month, thrown by the […]

April 27, 2012

Umamimart Pop-Up #3: Piper and John General Goods (OAK)

by Kayoko Akabori

The Umamimart Shop has been busy popping up all over the Bay Area, and here’s one coming to Oakland! For this one, we’re teaming up with the fine folks of Piper and John General Goods, a magical shop in historic Old Oakland. What: Umamimart Pop-Up #3 When: Friday 5/4 – Wednesday 5/9 Where: Piper and […]

April 12, 2012

Upcoming Event: Umamimart Pop-Up: Magasin Général (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

The Umamimart Shop has been invited to be a part of Magasin Général, where Bay Area independent designers, hand-crafters, shop-keepers, jewelers, and artisans will come together for a two-day shopping event popping up at Fort Mason in San Francisco. It was so kind of Anaise (shop-keeper) and Lotfi (textile designer) to invite us to join […]

April 10, 2012

Ramen Night @ Sutton Cellars (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

It’s been a while since Umamimart has put on a big event. Honestly, our Gift of Food benefit last April for Japan set the bar so high that I haven’t had the chutzpah to do anything since. So Umamimart took a long hiatus from events. Too long. But that all changed a week ago, when […]

March 16, 2012

Umamimart Pop-Up #1: Ramen Night @ Sutton Cellars (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

– THIS IS EVENT IS SOLD OUT – UPDATE 3/29, 8am PDT: There are no more tickets available for this event. The Umamimart Shop pop-up booth will be in session regardless, which does not require an event ticket. Stop by and say hi! Cheers, Kayoko Umamimart turned 5yo this year! To celebrate, we’re joining forces […]