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Umami Burger:  Addicting and coming to your city soon

Umami Burger: Addicting and coming to your city soon

At a wine tasting event several weeks ago, I noticed a man talking to a friend of mine wearing the iconic Umami Burger logo on his shirt. Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last 2 and a half years, you have likely come across an Umami Burger. Deemed the 5th taste, Umami is a genre of flavor that has taken off especially in the Southern California Market. It turned my friend was talking t...
A Wok in the Park: Interview with CEO Stuart Davis of City Wok

A Wok in the Park: Interview with CEO Stuart Davis of City Wok

Last month I was invited to attend the 15th Annual UCLA Restaurant Conference hosted by Pillsbury Law.  We broke for lunch and I found myself sitting at the table with CEO’s from many of my favorite restaurant groups including Mr. Stuart Davis, CEO of City Wok. Growing up in Los Angles, I remember the very first City Wok restaurant popping up in the valley.  We thought the name was so clever a...