Afternoon Tea | The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Sunday, October 22, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 2

Saturday afternoon. Tea for two (for one!) at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco.

Afternoon tea is served every first and third Saturday of the month at The Lounge…

…ready to begin?

Nine offerings on the menu:

  • English Breakfast
  • Peppermint
  • Jasmine
  • Gunpowder
  • Citrus Rooibos
  • Vanilla
  • Earl Grey
  • Salted Caramel Oolong
  • Quarte Fruits Rouges

Four afternoon tea options:

  • Traditional Tea
  • Vegetarian Tea
  • Premier Tea (traditional/vegetarian plus sparkling wine)
  • Royal Tea (traditional/vegetarian plus sparkling wine, truffles, strawberries and cream)

Savories, clockwise from top…

Beet-cured salmon, cream cheese, and dill

Shrimp salad gougère, pepato, and black pepper

Mozzarella, prosciutto, and basil

Egg custard, tomato water, and shiso

Cucumber, watercress, and ricotta

Warm orange-cinnamon scones. Clotted cream and lemon curd on the side.

Starting at the base of the sweets stand, cardamom-chocolate cake and…

Firnee-tart with cardamom custard and raspberries.

Walnut and pistachio baklava

Rosewater madelines

Mint macarons

The Royal Tea includes a finish of strawberries and cream and chocolate truffles (honey, cranberry, and Mexican chocolate).

We’ll be back soon again!

P.S. Here’s a peek at the in-room tea set-up ^_^

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