As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
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Do you know umami? It’s considered the 5th taste, the others being sweet, bitter, sour and salty. Umami is best described as savory. It’s that kind of meaty flavor you find in even non-meat foods like parmesan cheese, tomatoes, mushrooms and soy sauce. A hundred years ago Japanese scientist Dr. Kikunae Ikeda first discovered that […]