I enjoy collecting barware and various other tools of the trade. But after recently discovering Umami Mart in downtown Oakland, CA, what started out as merely a hobby is quickly becoming an obsession. Beautifully designed and stocked with an impressive selection of kitchen and barware imported from Japan, it is almost impossible for me to leave Umami Mart without something new catching my eye. I’ve found everything to be of the highest quality in both form and function. Recently, I picked up some sleek gold cocktail pins that were perfect for an elegant garnish.
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1. Yarai Glass Cobbler Shaker, $80 | 2. Barspoon with Muddler, $15 | 3. Hinoki Ice Basin, $250 | 4. Gold Circle Cocktail Pin, $8 | 5. Coffee Grinder, $95 | 6. Cedar Sake Cup, $10 | 7. Umami Mart Travel Mug, $23 | 8. Classic Jigger, $14 | 9. Suribachi (Japanese mortar and pestle), $20 | 10. Copper Beer Cup, $40 | 11. Cooking Chopsticks, $5 | 12. Shochu Server Set, $400 | 13. Salt Box by Bee House, $21 | 14. Sabisensuji Teapot, $69