Shalala hits all the right notes Restaurants, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:58 pm
Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour, and bitter, make a complete palate and total dining experience. The characters that were combined to form this word in Japanese literally mean "delicious taste" and this is the word that sprang to mind when dining at Shalala, Mountain View's newest ramen house.
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