Justin Simoneaux

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    SF Chefs: Nancy Oakes Hosts Female Chefs & Somms; Free Ferry Building Demos

    SF Chefs is back, and the food and cocktail-tastic festival is showing growth: more chances to ogle chefs & good food, more sit down events, and even free farmers' market demos at the Ferry Plaza on Saturdays throughout July. The actual festival takes over Union Square & late night haunts July 28 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    It's Pumpkin Season! 10 Ways to Celebrate

    Pumpkin season is firmly underway, and it's a relief to know that the fine restaurants of San Francisco are exploring the ingredient's beautiful versatility rather than just reaching for a can opener. It's being used in sweet as well as savory applications and is even finding its way into a cocktail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    5 Ways to Try Alligator in San Francisco

    Alligator dishes are popping up around San Francisco like crawfish in a running creek. Justin Simoneaux, executive chef of Boxing Room and from the small Cajun country town of Raceland, La., speculates why Bay Area eaters might be attracted to the reptile. "All these crazy Cajun alligator hunting sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Number 10: Boxing Room's Dirty Rice

    ​SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition ​Boxing Room's chef, Justin Simoneaux, brings a California sensibility to traditional Cajun dishes -- fried oyster salad with arugula and fennel, gulf flounder with tasso and green garlic -- but for his dirty rice, h ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Jeremy Fox to Stay, Long Bar Loses Partner, a Two Year Wait, and Boxing Room Opens

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Chef updates and partner changes: Grub Street reports chef Jeremy Fox, who is filling in at Saison for the week, is scouring the Bay Area for a space to house his new restaurant. Looking in S.F. and the E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Eagle Tavern Closed for Now, Bombay Bazar and Ice Cream Resurrected

    The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. After 30 years, the historic Eagle Tavern has closed. The Examiner was first to report the solemn last day crowd was reflective and nostalgic. Since the announcement in early April about its impending end ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Justin Simoneaux Tees Up Boxing Room Preview at Absinthe

    ​Lagniappe Preview Dinner for Boxing Room Where: Absinthe, 398 Hayes (at Gough) When: Mon., Jan. 10, 5:30-10 p.m. Cost: $35 for three courses The rundown: Moss Room alum Justin Simoneaux is gearing up for the launch of Boxing Room, the Absinthe sibling that's taking over the old Citizen Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    SF Beer Week: Thursday's Prix-Fixe Madness

    ​From now through the end of SF Beer Week, we're providing daily quarterbacking for the frothiest events. Skol, dudes. Jesse Friedman/Beer & Nosh​We're over the Beer Week hump ― time to let the real gluttony begin. Behold the prix-fixe beer dinner: Thursday has eight on the schedule, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Wild Boar Corn Dogs and Tequila to Kill For: Opening Night at SF Chefs.Food.Wine.

    Sam Prestianni​SF Chefs. Food. Wine. Event: Festival Opening Night  Venue: A tent in Union Square Better Than: Watching Hell's Kitchen from the sofa Great idea: Bring together dozens of the Bay Area's top chefs, winemakers, and mixologists for a Dionysian dream date to spotlight San Fra ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 7, 2009

    Below Expectations

    Dining is unexpectedly hidden under the new planetarium and aquarium in Golden Gate Park.

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