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Known For

Sake

Sushi

Chef and owner Scott Chae, who was born in Korea, isn't afraid to innovate. He offers both traditional and American-style izakaya, ranging from Kobe beef skewers with truffle salt, to tender, flash-seared razor clam with wasabi-yuzu dressing. Drinks include chuhai -- shōchū cocktails with fruit puree and soda water -- and the sake menu is loaded with by-the-glass options.

Portland

Yama Sushi & Sake Bar

MATTIE JOHN BAMMAN/THRILLIST

Chef and owner Scott Chae, who was born in Korea, isn't afraid to innovate. He offers both traditional and American-style izakaya, ranging from Kobe beef skewers with truffle salt, to tender, flash-seared razor clam with wasabi-yuzu dressing. Drinks include chuhai -- shōchū cocktails with fruit puree and soda water -- and the sake menu is loaded with by-the-glass options.