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 Road and 158th Street. For shoppers who shop at Costco or families who go to the Tualitin Park and recreation Districts Sport Center off of walker also will enjoy this new exciting restaurant. It's close by. Continue reading
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 few months ago a warm-up jog west of Nike headquarters in Beaverton. Continue reading
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 like to call: Three Plates. My first foray in my gastronomy adventures led me to the new, "Izakayastyle" Shoten Japanese Dining. Shoten is located on 6165 SW Rigatta Ln in Beaverton across from the Fred Meyer off 158th. They are open from Mon-Sat from 11:30- 3:00 (lunch) and 5:00-10:00 (dinner). Continue reading