Upcoming Event

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 […]

March 19, 2012

ReCPY: Anko (Sweet Bean Paste) + Wagashi Event @ Japan Society (NYC)

by Moto Yamamoto

My most recent obsession is making anko (sweet bean paste) from scratch. As I wrote in my strawberry daifuku post a couple of weeks ago, using bean paste as dessert doesn’t really exist in the west. But I am trying to find ways to mix this into my future baking. After all, it’s gluten-free, and […]

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 […]

January 17, 2012

Umamimart @ Pecha Kucha 1/24 (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

Yoko and I have been invited to give a presentation at the world-renowned Pecha Kucha forum next Tuesday 1/24 in San Francisco. The theme is “chaos”, and we will be speaking about our experiences in Japan last year in regards to food and radiation. In the typical Pecha Kucha style, it will be a rapid-fire […]

January 9, 2012

Forest Feast: Guacamole Deviled Eggs + Exhibit in Brooklyn

by Erin Gleeson

I am really excited to have been chosen to be part of a food photography exhibition called “Feast Your Eyes” that just opened in Brooklyn on Friday and is presented by the NY Photo Festival. I have three pieces in it, including these deviled eggs, from my new recipe project, Forest Feast. If you are in […]