Cindy Pawlsen and Michael Chiarello are two of California wine country’s most celebrated chefs, both re-energizing the local dining scene with white-hot new restaurants. But they’re not the only ones causing a stir at the moment. Mateo Granados is back. The Carneros Bistro has a new chef. And the ultra-posh Restaurant at Meadowood has just reopened with a fresh new look and an exclusive kitchen counter. Here’s a look at our five favorites right now.

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