Number of locations: 5
What it does: Seattle’s unique brand of quick-serve teriyaki
Why it might blow up: The world is in desperate need of a chain of Seattle-style teriyaki restaurants. Dirt cheap, giant portions, and incredibly satisfying, the plates full of sticky-sweet, tender chicken, hot rice, and crisp salad here are some of the best in town. Plenty of people have tried to take an upscale version of this to a national level, but Nasai, one of the originals, would be the one that could show the country how teriyaki is really done here.
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