Umami Japanese Restaurant opened at 18921 University Blvd., Sugar Land, on Jan. 25.

The restaurant serves a variety of soups and salads as well as crudo, carpaccio, maki and temaki.

Umami Japanese Restaurant also has robata—a method of cooking over hot charcoal—and plates such as charcoaled eel or fresh fish over sushi rice. 281-903-7067.