Boxing Room opened in June 2011 in the former 19th-century Standard Shirts Factory, located in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood. Chef de Cuisine Athman El-Kindiy, celebrates the Cajun and Creole dishes of New Orleans and coastal Louisiana, coupled with seasonal Northern California ingredients. Additionally, Boxing Room offers a seafood bar, an extensive selection of beer and wine, and a full bar with classic New Orleans cocktails such as the Hurricane and the Sazerac. Boxing Room was given a 3-star review from San Francisco magazine. Boxing Room is open daily for dinner, lunch during the week, and brunch on the weekend. Happy hour is available every weekday from 3pm to 6pm.


The Absinthe Group (TAG), founded and managed by food-industry veteran Bill Russell-Shapiro, creates and operates unique, high-quality food and wine enterprises. TAG includes a carefully built collection of seven businesses, five of which are located in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. They are overseen by TAG Vice President Eric Vreede, Executive Pastry Chef Stephanie Kimura, and Bar Director Jonny Raglin. These include Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, Absinthe Private Dining, Arlequin Café and Food-To-Go, Arlequin Wine MerchantBellota in SoMa, Boxing Room, and Comstock Saloon in North Beach.