Beaverton Resource Guide Restaurant Review

3 Dishes They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. I say that the journey to a great meal begins with the first plate. But why stop there? In fact, let’s do three plates. Thus begins my new journey to find the best local eateries in Beaverton in what I…

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Sushi Restaurant Guide 2013

2013 BY WILLAMETTE WEEKLY [‘80s-ERA SUSHI] One of exurban Portland’s best-kept secrets is in a Sherwood strip mall. That’s Crazy Sushi, well-known on the southwestern fringe for serving some of the metro area’s finest affordable fish. It is, however, quite a haul. So be glad of Shoten, owner-chef Ki Moon’s new restaurant, which opened just a…

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Shoten Japanese Izakaya

2013 BY JAMES HILL, STAFF WRITER, YUUYAKE SHIMBUN My wife and I had a favorite Izakaya in college. We loved the many small plates of Japanese grilled delicacies, fresh salads, sometimes big bowls of hot steaming noodles and we always had our favorite sake glasses reserved for us. Shoten Restaurant (Izakaya) opened recently off of Walker…

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