Ramen + Whisky = combining two of the hottest trends in food and drink. Willamette Week is bringing together Portland's favorite ramen chefs and pairing each delicious ramen sample with a custom Japanese whisky cocktail. Expect our Umi noodles tucked into some of the soups on offer.
Keiro Northwest and Seattle JACL are hosting the 6th annual Living Well Health Fair in Seattle, and we'll be there. We'll not only be selling and sampling noodles, we're also teaching a cooking demo with some of our favorite fall vegetables atop Umi noodles.
We are proud to partner with The Wetlands Conservancy for their biggest event of the year, Wetlands and Wellies 2017, an annual outdoor feast that celebrates and supports the important role Oregon wetlands play in collecting, storing and cleaning our water. It's a beautiful event that kicks off with free guided wetland tours and leads into a benefit meal composed of small plates, Oregon wines, beers, and spirits.
We're excited to be contributing to an epic benefit for Ecotrust. They are opening the doors to shine a light on the great things happening at the Redd on Salmon Street, their local food campus in inner Southeast. We'll be there dishing up noodles and talking shop alongside an amazing host of local food vendors and chefs. Expect to be wowed! Tickets here.
We're bringing back the wet and wild Noodle Luge for a second time this year. This time our waterslide for noodles will pop-up at the St. John's Farmers Market in partnership with New Seasons Market University Park, who will run an interactive noodle bar with sauce and toppings! We'll also be selling family-sized noodle packs and donating a portion of proceeds to the market.
We're joining our awesome pal Tressa Yellig of Salt, Fire & Time/Broth Bar for a cooking demo at the main stage at Portland Farmers Market. We'll highlight height-of-the-season market ingredients alongside our broth and noodles to inspire home cooks to make their own deep bowls of soup. Demo begins at 10:00 am in the heart of the Portland State University Market. Totally free - just grab a seat.
We're bringing back the wet and wild Noodle Luge. This time our waterslide for noodles will pop-up on the rooftop of New Seasons Market in Woodstock, and our friends who make delicious local sauces, Jorinji Miso and Tan Tan, will join us for an interactive noodle bar! Come catch your own sample with chopsticks as the noodles slide past, then top with local sauce and grilled veggies. This is fun for the whole family. And it's free!
Join us for the True Portland book launch party! The book’s author, Teruo Kurosaki, and his collaborators, will be traveling from Japan to Portland for the party. Plus, there will be drinks, djs, and a mini Japan marketplace with local purveyors, including Umi Organic!
We'll be selling shoyu ramen and sesame miso maze-men as part of this lively festival that supports Japanese language and culture education in the Portland Public Schools. Come for the festivities, Japanese plant sale, and food!
You're invited to a family-style community dinner immediately following the 3 pm performance of Takahiro Yamamoto's Direct Path to Detour. Forty people will sit along one table dotted in hot pots and eat a feast cooked at the table. Umi Organic is preparing the food. Cider from Reverend Nat's. Proceeds benefit APANO and PICA.
We're taking over Slappy Cakes on Earth Day for a fun night of cooking to benefit nonprofit Growing Gardens. In our spin on the cook-your-own pancake model, guests will learn how to make a giant cabbage and noodle-loaded pancake known as okonomiyaki with your choice of toppings including pork belly. Attendees will munch on farm-direct veggies with miso dip and popcorn with a Japanese twist while watching a brief cooking demonstration, then try their hands using Slappy Cakes’ signature tabletop griddles. Two seatings: 5:30 and 8:30.
Mochitsuki is Portland’s annual Japanese New Year celebration since 1996. This event is especially great for kids! It's three-plus stories of activities and fun. Expect mochi making, great food, activities from tea ceremony to calligraphy to ikebana flower arranging, and incredible performances all afternoon long. We will be there doing a cooking demonstration on how to cook Umi noodles for Japanese New Years.
Mississippi Records presents TAMPOPO, a classic and seldom-seen 1985 Japanese "spaghetti western" about making the perfect bowl of ramen. We will be onsite serving cups of noodles and Hapa PDX broth for viewers to slurp while watching, adding an immersive pleasure to viewing one of our all-time favorite movies.
Join the Japan American Society of Oregon for the annual Shinnenkai, a traditional Japanese New Year’s Celebration and opportunity to meet leaders in Oregon's Japanese business community. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with osechi (traditional New Years foods), sushi, dessert, beer and sake, traditional music, fukubukuro, kimono, and more. We will be serving our Umi noodles!
Broth Bar by SFT and Umi Organic are back with their third and final monthly pop-up ramen shop, deepening their creative collaboration with a ramen bowl that ventures in the wet fall forest.
Broth Bar by SFT and Umi Organic are back with their second monthly pop-up ramen shop, taking up the bounty of fall's harvest of corn, tomato, fennel and more for a fulsome, umami-rich bowl.
Broth Bar by SFT and Umi Organic are hosting a ramen shop that will pop-up once a month in September, October, and November. This will be ramen like you've never tasted before. Tressa and Lola are melding their creative minds for three original takes on regional ramen.
Noodle Luge—or Nagashi Somen—is a popular summer pastime in Japan. With a small bowl in one hand and chopsticks in the other, participants line up along a bamboo flume and try to catch noodles as they flow past—in this case, Umi Organic fresh ramen noodles. On August 14, Portland Farmers Market and Umi Organic will bring this taste of the Olympics to King Farmers Market.