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Book 18 Reasons for your holiday party before it’s too late. (pg. 7)



2 Wine Blitz Preview Tasting 18 Reasons 5-8 PM




3 4 Our gift boxes can be pre-ordered as holiday gifts today:

Pre-Order your Turkey now--limited quantities available! And don’t forget the sides- see our Thanksgiving menu (pg. 8-9) 5 T-day Menu Preview Tasting 4PM-7PM at the Market 12

6 T-day Menu Preview Tasting 4PM-7PM at the Market 13






Buy your cream, eggs, heartier produce such as onions, potatoes & brussels sprouts now! 21

Yes, we’re open 9AM-9PM 27






Save 20% on any purchase of 12 bottles or more (pg. 4)

staples like spices, squashes & flours. 20


November Wine Blitz

TURKEY DAY PLAN AHEAD TIP #1: This week, buy




Bi-Rite Market & Creamery closed. Time to give thanks! 29

18 Last day for T-Day preorders Call us by 5PM!

23 24 25 We’re open regular hours, 9AM-9PM. Bring your family inwe’d love to meet them!

Phewf! Thanksgiving out of the way, place your Decemeber holiday orders (pg. 11) 30 Wine Blitz Preview Tasting 18 Reasons

5-8 PM

Thanksgiving 11-22 Closed

Christmas Eve 12-24 9AM-5PM

Christmas Day 12-25 Closed

Place your order by phone (415) 241-9760 ext. 3 or in person at the store.


When you arrive to pick up your order, please check in with the deli first. We will bring your order to the register while you shop. All orders require a credit card to reserve, but all payment occurs at time of pick-up. No orders are pre-paid. Because many of our products are made in small quantities, supplies are limited; we apologize if we’re not able to secure an item featured in this brochure, but will do our best to help you find a delicious alternative.






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We accept pre-orders from our December menu until January 1st (with 48 hours notice)

Sweet Weeks! 3







December Wine Blitz Save 20% on 12 bottles or more (pg. 4) Happy Hanukkah!

10% off any six or more confections or chocolates (pg. 14) 10







Happy Hanukkah!

Sweet Weeks: 10% off any six or more confections or chocolates (pg. 14) 17














Christmas Merry Christmas Eve store Christmas! Evehours: hours: Market & 9AM-5PM 9AM-5PM Creamery are Closed 31

We’re open normal store hours 9AM-9PM and we’ve got the bubbly flowing



Sleep in a

little bit with us, we’re open 10AM6PM

New Year’s Eve 12-31 9AM-9PM

Cheers to a Happy Holiday from our table to yours!

New Year’s Day 1-1 10AM-6PM

Regular Hours Open Daily 9AM-9PM

For thanksgiving orders:

All orders must be placed by Sunday, November 18th by 5:00 pm; Orders will be available for pick-up Monday the 19th, Tuesday the 20th and Wednesday the 21st between 9am and 9pm. Please note pick-up date preference when placing your order. Cancellations after Sunday, November 18th are subject to a 50% fee.

For December holiday orders:

Pre-orders must be placed 48 hours in advance, all other orders are available on a first come, first serve basis.


Tasty Toasting our TWO Holiday

WINE BLITZes Thursday, 11/8 through Sunday, 11/11 Preview tasting at 18 Reasons Friday, 11/2, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Thursday, 12/6 through Sunday, 12/9 Preview tasting at 18 Reasons Friday, 11/30, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Pairings Terre Dorees Beaujolais “L’Ancien” Killer Beaujolais made from old-vine Gamay. $17.99 Foillard Beaujolais Nouveau Beaujolais Nouveau doesn’t get better than this! $19.99 Brooks Riesling Crisp German-style Riesling made in Oregon. $19.99

Holiday Gift Ideas Radio-Coteau Pinot Noir Sonoma CA Pinot Noir at its best! $49.99 Deux-Montille Meursault Stunning Chardonnay from one of the most respected names in Burgundy. $64.99 Arnot-Roberts Cabernet Sauvignon Age-worthy oldschool California Cab made by one of the hottest wine making teams right now. $79.99


we DeLIVEr 12 bottles or more in SF 363 days of the year

for free

New Year’s Sparklers Avinyo Cava The Champagne of Spain. $16.99 Voirin-Jumel Champagne Grand Cru Grand Cru Champagne at an affordable price! $39.99

Beer & Booze Anchor Christmas Ale 6pk The original San Francisco holiday beer. Gift the 1.5 L mega bottle! 6pk $10.99, 1.5L $16.99 Hooker’s Bourbon From Sonoma, aged in Pinot Noir barrels. Use it here. $39.99 Domaine d’Ognoas Armagnac 2003 Exclusive import for Bi-Rite from Charles Neal, THE authority in Armagnac, Incredible value for vintage Armagnac! $39.99 We offer creamy eggnogs from Straus & Clover, ready to spike and serve!

Homemade Eggnog 6 eggs, yolks and whites separated ¾ cup sugar 1 pint whole milk 1 pint whipping cream 1 pt. Hooker’s Bourbon Shot of rum (optional, but definitely worth adding) Add ½ cup sugar to yolks in a clean stainless bowl, whip till fluffy Add ¼ cup sugar to whites in a clean stainless bowl, whip to soft peaks Mix milk, cream and spirits. Stir in whipped yolks gently. Then gently fold in whipped whites to create a frothy nog.

Bloomy, Bluesy, Tangy, Oozy it’s all milk love...

The Gift that keeps on giving When you purchase these two special cheeses we’ll donate 25% to the Daphne Zepos Teaching Foundation, enabling one cheese professional each year to travel and share their knowledge in the spirit of the late Daphne Zepos, beloved cheese educator and Mission neighbor:

Essex St. Comte

This raw cow’s milk cheese is herbaceous & fruity with notes of cut grass. $14.99/half pound

L’Amuse Gouda

Two year old Gouda with full flavor & aromas of caramel and hazelnut $14.99/half pound

When ordering, please indicate how many pounds of each you’d like; estimate that 1 pound of cheese feeds 4–5 people.

Cowgirl Creamery Mt. Tam Our favorite local triple-crème, $13-$15/wheel Colston Bassett Stilton Mineral and hay notes with a creamy-yet-crumbly texture. Perfect paired with port! $13.99/ half pound Redwood Hill Cameo A tangy and slighty earthy goat’s milk cheese $14.99/ 8oz. wheel Barinaga Baserri A beautifully balanced sheep’s milk cheese with bright and savory notes $18.99/ half pound

Anthea’s Holiday Cheese Platter Tips Choose a variety of cheeses

in milk type, texture, region, and country

Focus on 3-5 cheeses

Cheese tastes best at

Bigger pieces and fewer varieties

Respect seasonality:

Try pears, apples and persimmons

room temperature

Have a different knife for every cheese

(you don’t have to use cheese knives)


Gift Ideas and Stocking Stuffers Box of Bi-Rite Creamery Holiday Cookies

Our Cookbooks

Buy three of one title and get the 4th free!

Poco Dolce Pumpkin Seed & Cranberry Chocolates $16.99

Askinozie Peppermint Bark $14.99

Drawn by Sam & Anne’s daughter, all proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club

Bi-Rite Beanie

Zoe’s Notecards


$7.99/10 pack

Gift Boxes

Bi-Rite Market Canvas Bags $3.99

Made in SF, Staff Picks, and more celebrations in a box. To order visit

Bi-Rite Gift Cards

Any denomination, no expiration, no fees! Wonderful gift idea for co-workers and family alike. Buy in store or order online at

18 Reasons Membership


Meet your neighbors & engage with your community. Membership gets you discounts, member-only invites, and neighborhood deals. Order online at, or buy in store at the Market or 18 Reasons: $50 for a single membership, $90 dual, $35 student, $40 neighbor.

ar t co mm un ity food Give an 18 Reasons class as a holiday gift:

(classes held in New Year) Urban Gardening Wine Tasting Seminar A Healthy Cooking Class

Giving the gift of food is nice, but what’s nicer is teaching them how to cook! DIY Holiday Series Turkey 101: Cooking & Carving Techniques Tuesday, November 13, 7-9PM, (member) $25/(non-member) $35

Christmas Cookie Decorating with Batter Bakery Wednesday, December 5, 7-9PM, $25/$35

Italian Holiday Cooking Series

Sundays, December 2 & 9, 4-7PM, $100/$125

DIY Kids: Gingerbread House Decorating Sunday, December 9, 12:30-2PM, $25/$35

Gifts: Handmade Recipe Book Workshop Tuesday, December 11, 6:30-8:30 PM, $25/$35

Gingerbread House Decorating

Tuesday, December 18, 7-8:30 PM, $25/$35

For Inquiries about space Rental and to buy Holiday gifts contact info


Thanksgiving Focus on the festivities and let us do the cooking

From our Kitchen

Available November 17th- November 21st All pre-orders must be made by Sunday 11/18 at 5 PM Roasted Turkey, Barley, and Kale Soup $9.99 / quart (serves 3-4) Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Fresh Sage

$9.99 / quart (serves 3-4)

Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Scallions $4.99 / pint (serves 2-3) Bourbon Sweet Potato Mash with Candied Pecans $5.99 / pint (serves 2-3) Wild Mushroom, Celery and Herb Stuffing $8.99 / quart (serves 3-4) Jalapeno Cornbread and Housemade Chorizo Sausage Stuffing

$8.99 / quart (serves 3-4)

Farro Pilaf with Kale, Cranberries, and Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

$6.99 / pint (serves 2-3)

Green Bean and Wild Mushroom Casserole with Caramelized Onions and Breadcrumbs $14.99 / each (serves 6)

Roasted Green Beans with Grilled Radicchio and Chestnuts $7.99 / pint (serves 2-3)

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Carrots with Bacon and Maple Syrup $7.99 / pint (serves 2-3)

Cranberry-Tangerine and Honey Relish

$6.99 / pint (serves 6-10) or $3.99 / ½ pint (serves 4-6)

Wild Mushroom and Zinfandel Gravy $6.99 / pint (serves 4-6) Vegetarian Porcini Mushroom and Marsala Gravy $6.99 / pint (serves 4-6) House Brined and Oven Roasted Diestel Turkey Breast $14.99/pound

Taste our Menu

Complete Turkey Dinner

Serves 8 to 10 guests, no substitutions $ 169.99

Oven-roasted Whole Diestel Ranch Organic Turkey before Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Fresh Sage you order Wild Mushroom, Celery and Bread Stuffing Monday Nov. 5th Roasted & Brussels Sprouts and Carrots with Bacon and Maple Syrup Wild Mushroom and Zinfandel Gravy Tuesday, Nov. 6th Cranberry-Tangerine Relish 4:00-7:00 PM (dessert not included) in front of the Market

Reheating instructions available at


Turkeys & Hams Our turkeys are available in limited quantities-- especially from BN Ranch-so order early. When ordering, estimate 1 to 1–1/2 pounds per person.

BN Ranch fresh Turkeys

Turkey cooking directions: biritemarket. com /departments /butcher

• Locally-raised at Hilltop Farm in Northern California, from Bill Niman’s personal breeding flock in Bolinas • Range grown with no hormones, antibiotics or steroids • Air chilled for more flavorful skin & meat

Heritage Turkey

100% pure-bred heritage breeds, originally from Frank Reese’s Good Shepherd Ranch in Kansas $6.99/lb

Broad Breasted Turkey

Traditional American breed with larger breasts for more white meat $4.99/lb

Diestel Ranch fresh Turkeys • Locally raised in Sonora, CA • Range grown, never caged • No hormones or antibiotics

Organic Heidi’s Hens

Certified organic feed $4.99/lb

Range Grown Turkeys

Bill with his Flock

STUFFING MEATS Heritage Pork Sausage $7.99/lb

Llano Seco Organic Skin-on Double Smoked Slab Bacon


Shucked Oysters $6.99/ 10 oz. jar


Boneless Raw Turkey Breast (for you white meat lovers!) 3–6 lb roasts $7.99/lb

Hams Niman Ranch Half Hams (uncured approximately 8 lbs.) Spiral Cut $7.99/lb Boneless $7.49/lb

Llano Seco Organic Ham Bone-in Half Ham $6.49/lb Petite Ham $9.99/lb

Fra’Mani Petite Smoked Hams

(2.5 to 3.5 pounds) $11.99/lb


Holiday Meats BEEF

Five Dot Ranch

Prime Rib $15.99/lb

Estancia Beef Tenderloin


Marin Sun Farms Grass-Fed Brisket $7.99/lb

Atkin’s Ranch grass fed pastured lamb


Bone-in Leg of Lamb $10.99/lb


Grimaud Farm’s Fresh Whole Goose $9.99/lb

Boneless Leg of Lamb

Liberty Whole Pekin Duck

Rack of Lamb $21.99/lb




Crabs Oysters Lobsters All available at Market Price


California Caviar Company’s sustainble American caviar Paddlefish Caviar $35/oz. California Classic White Sturgeon $75/oz.

Holiday Menus

Check inside cover

for ordering information and FAQs

Hanukkah Menu

Available December 6th- December 16th

Potato Latkes $3.99 each Matzo Ball Soup $8.99 / quart (serves 3-4) Chopped Chicken Liver with Caramelized Onions $3.99 / half pint Honey Glazed Yam and Root Vegetables with Thyme $7.99 /pint (serves 2-3)

Roasted Delicata Squash

and Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Shallots $7.99 /pint (serves 2-3)

Pear and Ginger Noodle Kugel $8.99 / pound Five Dot Ranch Braised Brisket with Horseradish $19.99 / pound Roasted Leg of Lamb

with Pomegranate and Preserved Meyer Lemon $24.99 / pound

Looking for Hanukkah candles and gelt? We’ve got ’em.

Christmas & New Year’s Menu Available December 18th- December 31st

Winter Squash Soup with Roasted Apples and Sage $9.99/ quart (serves 3-4)

Creamy Prawn Bisque with Meyer Lemon and Fresh Tarragon $12.99 / quart (serves 3-4)

Herb-crusted Heritage Pork Loin with Cranberry Chutney $21.99 / pound

House-Brined and Oven Roasted Diestel Ranch Turkey Breast $14.99 / pound

Quinoa with Butternut Squash & Roasted Mushrooms $7.99 /pint (serves 2-3)

Balsamic-Roasted Red Beets and Carrots with Citrus $7.99 / pint (serves 2-3)

Pecan-Apricot Bread Stuffing $9.99 / quart (serves 3-4) Horseradish and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes $5.99 / pint (serves 2-3) Bourbon Sweet Potato Puree with Candied Pecans $5.99 / pint (serves 2-3)

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Syrup $7.99 / pint (serves 2-3)

Housemade Horseradish Crème Fraîche with Fresh Chives $4.99 / half pint

Wild Mushroom and Zinfandel Gravy $6.99 / pint Cranberry, Tangerine and Honey Relish $3.99 / half pint


Produce of the Season! Vincent Family Farms Cranberries and Juice

The Vincent family drives their dry harvested cranberries and juices (the only cranberry juice on the market made by the cranberry farmers themselves!) to us directly from their Oregon farm.

Balakian Farm Pomegranates

These organic pomegranates are juice bombs, a sweet and tart flavor explosion. We’re celebrating 10 years of working with the Balakians, and their pomegranates get better every year!

Hidden Star Apples

Just 95 miles southeast of SF, Johann’s crew grows some of the best apples in the Bay Area- taking Fujis, Granny Smiths, and Pink Ladies to a new level!

Sidehill Citrus Satsuma Mandarins

So easy to peel, your kids won’t stop eating them. These fit perfectly in the toe of a Christmas stocking.

Olsen Farm Clementines Almost always seedless, and so juicy sweet. They’re only around for about a month!


Homemade pies Available for pre-order and pick up at the Market 6” serves 3-4, $11.99 9” serves 8-10, $19.99

Pumpkin Pie Organic Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

Roasted Pecan Pie Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze

(serves 10–12) $16.99 Available Thanksgiving week only

HOLIDAY ICE CREAM Pumpkin, Eggnog, and Candy Cane $7.99/pint, $14.99/quart

These seasonal flavors as well as our other ice creams are available on a first come, first serve basis in the freezer case.

Seasonal Favorites Stollen

Traditional German Christmas loaf made with candied orange, raisins, dried cranberries, dried apricots, toasted almonds, and dark rum. $16.99, 20 oz. loaf (serves 8) Orders for Stollen must be placed by Dec. 21 for Xmas eve, by Dec. 28 for NYE

Buche De Noel

Chocolate cake filled with candy cane buttercream, finished with chocolate glaze and festive holiday garnish. $34.99 (serves 10-12) Orders for Buche De Noel must be placed by Dec. 21 for Xmas eve, by Dec. 28 for NYE


Michael Recchiuti Champagne Truffles Silky dark chocolate truffles perfumed with Schramsberg Vineyards Blanc de Noirs from Napa Valley. Made in SF. $24.99/6 oz.

Michael Mischer Holiday Truffle Box

Swiss-trained chocolatier Michael Mischer’s box includes Baked Apple, Gingerbread, and Kentucky Bourbon truffles. Made in Oakland. $24.99/12pc

Maison Bouche 9-Bar Gift Box

Inspired by 18th century France, these nine bars blend chocolate with warming spices. Made in Oakland. $59.99

battle of the fruitcakes Robert Lambert Fruit Cake Robert bases his recipe on the one his

English grandmother made 50 years ago, using fruit he candies himself and nuts from small California farms. $34.99

June Taylor Fruit Cake June’s rich, dark fruitcake is made with her own candied citrus peels and hand dried stone fruit macerated in aged private reserve port from a local distillery. The cheesecloth-wrapped cake is hand washed with an aged Chardonnay brandy from St. George Spirits in Alameda. $49.99

Both are winners when paired with Clairesquares Brandy Butter! Whipped sweet and spiked with brandy, this luxurious Irish treat is traditionally eaten with pudding or fruit cake $10.99/6oz.


Winter Marmalade

A sweet and citrusy favorite – stir into hot tea or glaze holiday roasts $11.99/9oz.

Shakirah’s Seasonal Fruit Butters

Bronx Grape Jelly with Pink Peppercorn

Smooth and creamy with a hint of spice; spread on hot, crusty toast $9.99/9oz.

Floral with a bit of punch, pairs perfectly with tangy Stilton 4 oz/$5.99, 8oz/$9.99

Holiday traditions from the old country Lecker Lee Lebkuchen These moist, dense traditional Bavarian Gingerbread cookies are made with high quality almond and hazelnut flours, marzipan, candied citron and orange peel plus a proprietary blend of nine spices. $29.99

Rustichella Cherry Panettone Succulent Italian black cherries are studded throughout this incredibly rich cake.$29.99

We love to serve panettone with a lovely sparkling dessert wine. Try Domaine Balivet Bugey-Cerdon. $22.99

Farm To Market Panettone If you prefer a US-made Panettone, this light and airy loaf is baked by hand with a long sourdough fermentation and infused with fresh cranberries, almonds, and oranges. $16.99


leave the party prep to us We have your holidays covered! If you’d like platters for pick-up or delivery, check out our full menu online. Call us at 415-241-9760 or email us at to order. We cater full service events with custom menus, rentals, full bar set-up and staffing. To help us better serve you, please visit where you’ll find our questionnaire to initiate a conversation with us. The catering team will get back to you with any additional questions in order to send a detailed proposal for your event.

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Bi-Rite Holiday Guide 2012  

Our Guide to the Holidays includes Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah Menus along with info on turkeys, Holiday Wine Blitzes, catering, Sw...

Bi-Rite Holiday Guide 2012  

Our Guide to the Holidays includes Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah Menus along with info on turkeys, Holiday Wine Blitzes, catering, Sw...