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
- Citrus Rooibos
- 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
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 ^_^