FIG opts for staff-wide education over a dedicated wine team, and its forward-thinking list of 150 labels is updated several times a week. It boasts up to 20 by-the-glass choices, and it hits trending wine regions like Sicily, the Canary Islands and Portugal.

Riot Dish: “Our ricotta gnocchi with bolognese has been a menu staple and guest favorite for years. Preceding our January renovation, Co-Owner/Director of Operations Adam Nemirow started a playful rumor amongst the staff that we were going to be removing it from our menu post-renovation. If the reaction that the staff had to that rumor was any indicator to what the greater public would think of such a move, I hope it never goes!”