Have you been to Kenya? Bolivia? Ethiopia? Our buyer Steve Ford is in Ethiopia this week meeting coffee producers, farmers, and finding us some incredible coffees. Check out his photos and stories on our Instagram:
Sunset Magazine featured out coffee club in their December issue and we couldn't agree more!
Our coffee club subscriptions make a great gift for coffee lovers near and far. Check out our seasonal offerings today and give the gift of great coffee.
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We have a fantastic new drinking vesselfor all your to-go needs!
Created by award-winning design firm AquaOvo, this unique and beautiful glass canteen is double-walled to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold, all while remaining comfortable to the touch.
And, it's got the Ritual Logo embossed on it for added style points.
The Canteen comes in two sizes: svelte 8oz with a bamboo screw-on lid, or hearty 16oz with a metallic lid. Both sizes include a removable stainless steel tea strainer and a silicone splash guard. These environmentally friendly containers are naturally BPA and lead free. Order yours today!
This month we will be showing the work of Sean Vranizan.
Sean is drawn to the letters that make up the signage around him. His photographs abstract his surroundings. His paintings are formed with words of wisdom illustrated by his own unique design. We're excited to have Sean will be transform the space of our main cafe on Valencia by installing a mural of these great letters. And he's also having a few guest stars show along side of him, friends Jeff Cheung, Vivian Fu, and Raphael Villet. If you haven't come by for an opening before, this is the one to join us for!
Reception will be December 5th from 6-9.
Join your Valencia Street neighbors, neighborhood merchants, and friends at this year's holiday block party. If you've been looking for an excuse to cruise the great shops on Valencia Street, now's your chance! Get aquainted with more than 50 businesses on the Valencia Corridor while enjoying drinks, snacks, music, and disounts on all your favorite local thoroughfare.
Plus, Ritual will be giving our a free cup of coffee for each bag of beans you purchase to help you stay cozy and spread the holiday love.
When: Friday December 6th 6pm-10pm
Where: Valencia Street from Market to Cesar Chavez
Most stores will be extending their hours for this event, so arrive early and stay late!
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Want to out-shine the hot plates at this year's Thanksgiving gathering? Bring a few bags of Ritual coffee and be the belle of the turkey-ball!
These cozy flavors are sure to warm up any table, and our red bags will look beautiful alongside Aunt Ednabelle's Ambrosia Salad. Besides, you always were her favorite.
To pre-order your coffee and secure your seat at the head of the flavor table, visit one of our cafes or call one of our skilled baristas and ask about their favorite Thanksgiving coffee.
Los Crestones El Alto, Costa Rica $16/12oz
Flavor notes of meyer lemon, graham cracker, and vanilla. The perfect complement to Grandma Nann's Pumpkin Pie.
Hama, Ethiopia $16/12oz
Floral aromas of lilac, lavender, and white grape. A fabulous flavor partner to anything Aunt Ednabelle brings, especially her Ambrosia.
Karinga, Kenya $20/12oz
Flavor notes of pink lemonade, yellow peaches, and sparkling lime. Together with Uncle Jerry's Pumpkin Pie, the two of you will be labeled the go-getters of the dinner table.
Decaf Los Gigantes, Colombia $17/12oz
Flavor notes of banana bread, cherry preserves, and chocolate pudding. A cozy end to a wonderful day.
For Espresso Lovers:
Cabin Fever Seasonal Espresso $16/12oz
Flavor notes of meyer lemon, butterscotch, and grapefruit with a creme brulee finish. The perfect pick-me-up for that early morning turkey tamer.
Sweet Tooth Espresso Altos del Abejonal, Costa Rica $16/12oz
Flavor notes of peach, honey, and orange cake. Goes great with your cousins cheese and persimmon appetizer.