A stateside outlet for star Mexican Chef Javier Plascencia’s innovative cuisine is reason enough for celebration, but it’s also one of the best U.S. showcases for Baja California wines. A rotating list of more than 60 Baja bottles shows the region’s variety and quality.

Riot Dish: “Our ‘Albacore Two Ways’ would definitely win this title. It consists of three small towers of sliced tempura eggplant topped with albacore tartare, another layer of tempura eggplant topped with seared albacore with ponzu glaze and jalapeño, and complimented with a burnt onion crème fraîche.”