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Umi Star

Umi Star fails again, then passes health inspection

After failing a county health inspection this summer, Asian-Latin-American fusion restaurant Umi Star failed again and then passed in October.

November 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Two restaurants fail health inspections

Two local eateries failed health inspections in August. Here’s what you need to know.

September 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Magpies turns to fan for an update

Magpies turns to fan for an update

Jason Anderson opened Umi in September with the idea that the menu will offer a unique twist on Asian cuisines. There's sushi, sure, but you'll also find Asian-style hot dogs.

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Magpies turns to fan for an update

Magpies turns to fan for an update

As a trained architect, Jason Anderson is just as good at building restaurants as he is at building menus.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson

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Magpies turns to fan for an update

Magpies turns to fan for an update

Jason Anderson, owner of Umi Star Asian Food Bar, plans to open three restaurants in 2014.

January 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Some kimchi on your hot dog?

Some kimchi on your hot dog?

The Ned, at Umi Star, is a beef dog with a sweet and sour mustard, shredded nori and fried onions. The restaurant and The Bamboo Club are serving Asian-cuisine-inspired hot dogs.

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Some kimchi on your hot dog?

Some kimchi on your hot dog?

In a town dominated by Sonoran and Chicago-style hot dogs, a couple of restaurants are trying something a little more far out by going Far East.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Umi Star

Umi Star

The Rhyno dog is Umi Star's take on the Vietnamese bánh mì sandwich. It's a pork dog covered in a basil aioli, pickled carrots, daikon, jalapeño and a cucumber cilantro relish, one of several Asian fusion offerings.

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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