We love Ritual's seasonal rotating espresso offering. The current offering is Painted Ladies a blend of 25% Hacienda Carmona, Guatemala25% Producer’s Pride, Costa Rica25% Organic Hambela Gotiti, Ethiopia25% Los Gigantes, Colombia.
Battleship gray. During World War II when paint was scarce, many of San Francisco’s Edwardians and Victorians were slathered in colorless government-issue paint. Including our iconic “Postcard Row.” Then, as we tend to do here in San Francisco, we added a little color. And then a little more. We made our world more vivid. There is enough battleship gray in this world. This espresso is an homage to the spirit of the Painted Ladies: bright pink hibiscus, dark cherry trim and kumquat-orange details just bordering on garish.
Ritual has been a pioneer in this delicious shift in coffee consciousness since we opened our doors on Valencia Street in 2005 and started what some call a coffee revolution in San Francisco. Our goal then--and our goal now--was to craft the very best cup of coffee available anywhere. Period. We've learned a lot over the years, but the care and attention we lavish on our process is unchanged, including tasting every coffee several times before it goes out to our coffee bars and into your cup.Read more