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Umami-ya Shabu Shabu

August 6, 2017

Dive into steaming, umami-rich hot pot

Since opening in March, Umami-ya Shabu Shabu continues to be a hot spot for hot pot, including shabu shabu, sukiyaki and nabe. Serving 70 percent authentic Japanese-style cuisine, along with 20 percent Korean flavors and a 10 percent local influence, the restaurant uses high-quality ingredients and meats, including U.S. Choice ribeye ($24.50) and USDA Prime…

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July 2, 2017

Stir Up This Shabu Shabu Special

By Stephanie Kim Experience the rich flavors of umami at Umami-ya Shabu Shabu on Nimitz Highway, right next door to Liliha Bakery. Since opening in March, Umami-ya has been the “hot” spot in town for fusion cuisine, mixing authentic Japanese-style cuisine with local influences and Korean flavors. The restaurant not only serves shabu shabu, but…

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Finding A Sukiyaki Sanctuary

Take a look at any hot-pot eatery around town, and you’ll find its tables full — and usually a line out the door — of patrons ready to cook their favorite ingredients within large, communal pots of bubbling-hot broths. It’s easy to see that this dining trend will continue to sizzle, especially with the variety…

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April 30, 2017

Grand-opening special simmers with savory ‘Umami’ flavor

Preparing a meal at Umami-ya Shabu Shabu is a deliciously contemplative exercise that delights the senses as it satisfies one’s appetite. Umami-ya’s featured special, Shabu-Shabu, which comes with the guest’s choice of Ribeye or Kurobuta Pork Belly, is a particularly nourishing feast. It’s also priced to please. Offered in honor of the restaurant’s grand opening,…

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March 26, 2017

Umami-ya Shabu Shabu

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: SUKIYAKI FIVE-COURSE DINNER SET WITH USD A PRIME RIB EYE ($3 9) There are moments when you sink your teeth into something so delicious that you’re almost at a loss for words. It’s during these times that you conjure up words such as sweet, salty, bitter and…

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