Tag Archive: japanese

Spotted SF / Mission / Playmountain East

Just discovered a wondrous collection of beautiful handcrafted goods (designed by Japanese and Japanese-influenced artists and makers) here in the city. And just in time before they wrap up their first of six exhibits.… Continue reading

Studio Arhoj @ Umami Mart

Japanese kitchen, barware and drinks specialist, Umami Mart in Downtown Oakland, is currently hosting a holiday pop-up featuring ceramics, wooden containers, prints and other holiday items by Studio Arhoj. This is the first U.S. pop-up for… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Bernal / ICHI Kakiya

Taking you inside Tim and Erin Archuleta’s newest restaurant, ICHI Kakiya, a follow-up to their most excellent ICHI Sushi and NI Bar. This new spot is located down the block where the original ICHI Sushi was. “Kakiya”… Continue reading

Spotted SF / NOPA / Umami Mart

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m posting photos of the latest pop-up shops within The Perish Trust this week and today I’m featuring Umami Mart. What started as a food and drink blog in 2007 has since… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Umami Mart

Visiting Umami Mart seriously makes me want to replace my kitchenware and switch all my barware to gold. I’m always on the hunt for simple, unique and well-designed products and this shop carries… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Glaze

A new regular go-to spot for a quick, super tasty, healthy and affordable bite in my neighborhood. A full meal with one or two types of Seattle-style teriyaki, rice and a salad costs… Continue reading

Spotted / Montreal / Cafe Falco

This cool cafe is tucked away inside a building along a quiet street, so you’d certainly miss it if you didn’t already know it was there. With its leather sofa seatings, wooden communal… Continue reading