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San Diego, CA


Dining Room at Bracero: Cocina de Raiz, San Diego, CA




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Javier Plascencia, who redefined Tijuana's culinary scene, has long been an ambassador of cutting-edge Mexican cuisine. He's also created an important gastronomic bridge between the border countries, bringing the bold tastes of Baja into San Diego, first at Romesco and now at Bracero: Cocina de Raiz. Standout plates include acorn and kabocha squash in mole negro; delicate albacore two ways (seared and tartare); and the famed beef cheek taco.

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