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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
From now through the end of SF Beer Week, we're providing daily quarterbacking for the frothiest events. Skol, dudes.
Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshWe'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 >>
Sam PrestianniSF 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 >>