— by Chloe Sorvino: Jason Wang is the second in our series highlighting 10 game-changers who have appeared in 10 years of Forbes 30 Under 30.

Jason Wang has been holed up in Japan since March. He stopped there on his way back from a 10-day scuba-diving vacation in Indonesia, and because of Covid, decided not to return to his Bay Area home for a while. Despite the detour—and the pandemic’s disastrous impact on the restaurant industry—this West Coast fast-casual restaurateur’s mini-empire is in expansion mode…

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