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New Dish at Shiro’s – Stone-Grilled Geoduck

– August 01, 2020 – We’re now introducing a new menu item available for dine in, Stone-Grilled Geoduck! This is a tasty and beautiful dish showing off the seasonal, local clam, geoduck. Geoduck sashimi is served atop a heated plate of Himalayan rock salt for you to enjoy cooking fresh geoduck at your table. Geoduck…

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Fresh Catch – Bin-Naga (Albacore Tuna)

– August 01, 2020 – Bin-naga (albacore tuna) is a type of tuna that is harvested around the world. Adult bin-naga reach 4-feet 7-inches and weigh about 130 pounds. It’s roughly the same size as skipjack, so it’s rather small for the tuna family. Its pectoral fin is so long that some say it looks…

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Seasonal Sake – Dassai

– August 01, 2020 – August’s seasonal sake, Dassai, is a truly unique sake from one of Japan’s top breweries, Asahi Shuzo. This exceptional sake is smooth, refreshing and pure. The nose is filled with rosewater, cream, apple and melon aromas. The texture is soft and airy. It swooshes through the palate like a gentle…

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Japanese Traditions – Furin and Yukata

– Augusut 01, 2020 – A furin is a small Japanese wind chime, which is traditionally hung from houses during the summer. It has the shape of a bell with the clapper in the center of the chime. A strip of paper, called the tanzaku, hangs from the clapper. When the wind blows, the tanzaku…

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Meet our Chefs

– August 01, 2020 – Takeshi Kaneko is our Kitchen Head Chef. With over 25 years of experience, he helps make our kitchen run smoothly! His favorite sushi is kasugo (young sea bream) nigiri. When he’s not preparing fresh sushi at Shiro’s, he enjoys listening to music and exploring the different Seattle neighborhoods by foot.…

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Fresh Catch – Kanpachi (Amberjack)

– July 02, 2020 – Kanpachi (amberjack) is a close member of the yellowtail family. It’s found in warmer waters making it a beautiful summer fish! Kanpachi is a premium fish because wild harvesting is limited, but recently, it’s being more widely farmed and has become a popular white fish for sashimi. The first part…

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