926 NW 10th Ave., 841-5463, yamasushiandsakebar.com.
[AVOID THE BLOWFISH]
Yama means “mountain” in Japanese, on the face of it a bewildering name
for a sushi restaurant. But Yama is also the
16165 SW Regatta Lane, Beaverton, 746-6373, shotendining.com.
[‘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
536 E Burnside St., 467-7501, mirakuteipdx.com.
[LO-BU SUSHI AND RAMEN] After
wowing diners at Hiro Sushi in Lake Oswego and Hiroshi in the Pearl
District, sushi master Hiro Ikegaya migrated east
4246 SE Belmont St., 971-279-2161, hokuseisushi.com.
[SHISO FINERY] Don’t let its
unlikely location, next door to the bastardized Teppanyaki tables of
Slappy Cakes, fool you into thinking you��
Discriminating sushi fans assert they
would never eat Midwestern sushi, pronouncing it much too far from the
dwindling seas of salmon and snapper. Portland diners, presumably, are a
For a year, I lived with a guy named Scott. He had a
somewhat alarming obsession with pet fish. Some months he’d fret about
making rent, then come home with an African knife fish he bought off a