July 7, 2016

Cool for Summer: Studio Arhoj Summer Bowls

by Umami Mart Staff

It’s a cool, cool summer. At least in the Bay Area, where we’re getting fogged-in a bit this week. Still, when summertime comes around, we’re all about eating chilled foods, like Hiyashi Chuka, Cold Tofu Salad, Cha-Soba, and Nikumiso Udon. Our two new Studio Arhoj Summer Bowls are perfect for tucking in to cold dishes. Their […]

October 29, 2015

Now Online: Studio Arhoj Umami Mart Exclusive Posters!

by Umami Mart Staff

Our friend Anders Arhoj of Copenhagen-based Studio Arhoj created three minimalist poster designs exclusively for Umami Mart. Until now, they were in-store only items, but we’re happy to announce you can now buy them online!

August 28, 2013

Skankynavia: Countryside Luncheon

by Anders Arhoj

It’s been such a nice summer here in Denmark for a change. After literally 6 months of cold, dark and snowy weather it was finally time for the sun to return to the land of vikings and LEGO. It’s bright from 4 in the morning until 1am = three hours of darkness. Which means everyone is […]

October 5, 2011

Skankynavia: Lesbian Birthday

by Anders Arhoj

Lesbians. What a wonderful and exotic breed. Much less visible or loud in the public space than gay men, but definitely not dull. Have you talked to your lesbian co-worker today? Maybe you should. Ask her about her cat (she probably just adopted one more), her advice on great kitty litter shopping deals (buy in bulk) […]

September 15, 2010

Skankynavia: My Mom’s Kitchen

by Anders Arhoj

It’s finally fall in Denmark, everything is moody, rainy, rotting and falling apart. It’s my favourite part of the year. This weekend I jumped on the train and 6 hours later I got out at the other end of the country. My parents live far away from everything– two km to the nearest neighbour. So […]