June 16, 2016

The Umami Mart Bottle System Now Online!

by Kayoko Akabori

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… drum roll please… our Japanese beers and sakes are officially online! This is a project we’ve been working on here at UMHQ for the last few months and we can’t wait to share this with you. Remember when we opened the Bottle System at Umami Mart in […]

June 6, 2013

U-Mart Conbini @ Umami Mart

by Kayoko Akabori

It all started out so innocently, like any of Yoko’s casual ideas: “Why don’t we add a konbini to the back of the store???” A konbini inside Umami Mart?!?!?! This will go onto the wall of Genius Yoko Ideas, on par with: “Why don’t we open an Umami Mart storefront???” (Circa March 2012). This was […]

May 24, 2013

Umami Mart Closed This Sunday

by Kayoko Akabori

Guess what, we’re re-doing our floors!!! This is SO exciting for us — as many of you know, our floors are white. While beautiful, we’ve come to a point where they must be replaced. We’ll be getting down on our hands and knees to install NEW WHITE FLOORING this Sunday 5/26 + Monday 5/27, which […]