Where To Get A Taste of the Bayou in San Francisco, According to Chef Justin Simoneaux of the Boxing Room
With the Cajun-and-Creole–inspired Boxing Room about to open in Hayes Valley, chef and Louisiana native Justin Simoneaux tracks down a taste of home.
1. The Vegetable
“You can find mirlitons, which are also called chayote, here at Asian and Latin markets—as well as some mainstream grocery stores. A classic dish is a shrimp and mirliton casserole,” says Simoneaux. “It’s topped with crunchy bread crumbs.” At New May Wah Market, 707–719 Clement St., 415-221-9826