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Jack Falstaff

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    What to Have for Lunch Today: Takeaway Rice Plate from Ozone Thai

    John BirdsallStir-fried beef and sweet basil tofu over rice.​Thurs., April 8, 2010 John Birdsall​Former tenant Jack Falstaff never quite knew what to do with the lobby-like corner patio here, but Ozone seems to have it figured out. Weekdays starting at noon, you can score a to-go rice-p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    And You Thought Your 401(k) Looked Grim: SF Restaurant Closures in May

    After seven years, Jeanty at Jack's foldedThe city's highest-profile closures last month were Jack Falstaff and Jeanty at Jack's. PlumpJack Group announced the closure of Falstaff, its SOMA fine-dining outpost, in April -- its Balboa Café (3119 Fillmore at Greenwich) remains open, and the company i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Don't Believe Willie Brown: PlumpJack Cafe Still Expecting to Reopen Later This Year

    PlumpJack GroupFARM: Still talking to LeivaDid you catch it yesterday? Ex-mayor Willie Brown included this morsel in his "Willie's World" column in the Sunday Chron: The restaurant empire that Gavin Newsom used to run is hitting hard times. PlumpJack Cafe is closed now. I don't know what they plan t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    If 2009 is the Year of the Restaurant Closure, Why Are There So Many New Openings?

    Azie was one of 2009's early casualtiesMany assumed that 2009 would shape up as the year of the restaurant closure in San Francisco, and there have been notable failures: Azie, Bong Su, Jack Falstaff. But the large-scale collapse you might be expecting if you read the business pages hasn't occured, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    PlumpJack Prez is Focused on the Future; No Word on Leiva's

    Leiva: Up in the airPlumpJack Group president (and sis to the mayor) Hilary Newsom told SFoodie she was looking ahead, not dwelling on tomorrow night's last supper at Jack Falstaff. "We had a terrific five years in the SOMA neighborhood," Newsom said, adding that she's focusing on a reconcepting of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Jack Falstaff Doomed from the Start?

    Ready for last ritesFans of Jack Falstaff may be savoring their memories of the plush jewelbox (Saturday is slated as its final night). But any postmortem should ponder that fact that, according to original chef James Ormsby, the downtown eatery may have been doomed -- at least as a glittery upscale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    San Francisco Restaurant Closures: April 2009

    The highest-profile closing announced this month was that of Jack Falstaff (598 2nd Street at Brannan), which shuts after service on May 9th. The restaurant is home to well-regarded chef Jonnatan Leiva, who may be moving over to currently-closed-for-renovations Plumpjack Café - or not. We had a won ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    2009 Growers Dinners at Jack Falstaff

    Executive Chef Jonnatan Leiva of Jack Falstaff (398 2nd St.) has planned a whole new set of "Growers Dinners" for 2009 in order to bring diners closer to where their food comes from and the people that are responsible for it, from the farmers to the chefs. We spoke with the affable Leiva back in N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Macy's Hosts Two S.F. Battle of the Chefs

    The third annual Battle of the Chefs begins tomorrow night (Wednesday, February 11) at the Cellar in Macy's Union Square (170 O'Farrell) with a culinary showdown between executive chefs Hoss Zaré (Zaré at Fly Trap) and Jonnatan Leiva (Jack Falstaff) and continues on Wednesday, March 4, when Jen ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 12, 2008

    Neither Much Crab nor Shack

    Nettie's on Union offers swell cocktails and some sophisticated dishes.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008
  • News

    April 5, 2006
  • Dining

    January 4, 2006

    I'll Have the Chicken

    After reflecting on the excesses of the past year, we turn to low-cal takeout

  • Dining

    December 28, 2005

    An Ideal Meal

    Assemble your own from a buffet of the year's best dishes

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • Dining

    April 20, 2005

    Fat City

    Good for you and just plain good, too: the organic and delicious philosophy at Jack Falstaff

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