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Spring Has Sprung, Time For Lamb!

Flowers blooming, bees hard at work, new life everywhere….it’s springtime! Easter and Passover are just around the corner, too, which means lamb season is in full swing. This year we have an amazing lamb program, featuring two exceptional California producers, designed to offer the finest selections for your table.

Sheep and Lambs at BN Ranch

Sheep and Lambs at BN Ranch

Don Watson‘s Milk-Fed, Pasture-Raised Lamb is very special–the animals are born in in the Napa Valley during the winter, fed for four months on mother’s milk, then harvested before weaning. The meat extremely tender, with a distinctly mild flavor. This lamb is very limited, so please visit the markets, or call us to pre-order for your Passover and Easter celebrations.

BN Ranch Grass-Fed Lamb is a traditional, rich, full-flavored lamb, born on farmland outside of Tracy, California. These lambs are raised by John Cubiburu, who comes from a family of Basque shepherds, and is committed to the BN Ranch philosophy of raising and harvesting animals. The lambs are grown and finished solely on grass, moving seasonally through open pastures. BN Ranch lamb is available now at both Markets, as well as from the Bi-Rite store on Instacart.com, our partner for grocery delivery in San Francisco.


Shepherd John Cubiburu with his flock at BN Ranch

We are always committed to offering you the best, most humanely-produced food possible. With Don Watson and BN Ranch lambs you will get exactly that. Come in to either Market to speak with our butchers about which option is best for your needs. Whether you need boneless lamb or an entire rack, we can help.

Jason Rose

Why is this night different from all other nights?

The celebration of Passover is an ancient ritual, momentous and rich in tradition. We are happy to offer a special menu and wide range of grocery items to complete your Seder IMG_1295preparations, leaving you more time to spend with your family. Start off with our house-made Potato Latkes and Grilled Coho Salmon. For an unforgettable centerpiece, we are thrilled to offer the best spring lamb from California, including Milk-Fed, Pasture-Raised Lamb from Don Watson and Grass-Fed, Pasture-Raised Lamb from BN Ranch. We also have a wide selection of Matzos, including a gluten-free version, and the truly special Naga Bakehouse Vermatzah–handmade matzo crafted in limited batches and baked on an open fire. And Bi-Rite Creamery & Bakeshop has special seasonal treats for a sweet bite to finish your meal. All of the special grocery items are in-stock now, and the full menu of fresh items from our kitchens will be available April 2 through April 11th. We look forward to seeing you and helping you plan a perfect Passover!

Bi-Rite Passover Menu 2015

Jewish-Style Artichokes: White Wine-Poached & Fried with
Lemon, Mint & Sea Salt
$4.99 / ea

Grilled Local Asparagus Salad with Fennel, Chickpeas, Sugar Snap Peas,
Spring Onion, Harissa & Lemon Tahini Dressing
$12.99 / lb

Honey-Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Orange, Thyme & Crushed Pistachios
$10.99 / lb

Dried Fruit & Almond Haroseth with Golden Raisins
$4.99 / ½ pt

Organic Potato Latkes
$4.99 / each

Spring Frittata with Egg, Asparagus, Ricotta, Spring Onion,
Tarragon & Lemon
$5.99 / slice

Grilled Coho Salmon with Lemony Spring Pea Hummus
& Shaved Bi-Rite Farms Heirloom Radish
$10.99 / ea

Matzo Ball Soup in Rich Chicken Broth
$9.99/ qt

House-Made Organic Apple Sauce
$2.99 / ½ pt

House-Made Free-Range Chicken Stock
$6.99 / qt

Chopped Chicken Liver with Caramelized Onion & Egg
$4.99 / ½ pt

Red Wine-Braised Estancia Grass-Fed Beef Brisket
$24.99 / lb


Raw Meats

Don Watson’s Milk-Fed, Pasture-Raised Lamb
Distinct tenderness and mildness of flavor.
Lambs are raised in the Napa Valley and harvested just after weaning.
Pair it with Chante Perdrix St. Joseph “Empreinte” 2011, $24.99

Bone-In Leg of Lamb $12.99/lb
Boneless Leg of Lamb $15.99/lb

BN Ranch Grass-Fed, Pasture-Raised Lamb
A traditional, full-flavored lamb, rich in lamb flavor. Raised in the Sacramento Delta.
Pair it with Donkey & Goat Syrah “Fenaughty Vineyard” 2012, $34.99

Bone-In Leg of lamb $9.99/lb
Boneless Leg of lamb $13.99/lb
Rack of Lamb $29.99/lb

5 Dot Ranch Beef Brisket
Grass-fed, finished with Rice Bran and Barley. From Susanville, CA.

Passover Desserts from Bi-Rite Creamery

Flourless Cheesecake
$12.99 / 4” cake

TCHO Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons


Special Products For Passover from our Grocery Department

Manischewitz Concord Grape Wine

Kedem Organic Grape Juice

Naga Bakehouse Vermatzah
Limited-Production Artisan Matzah from Vermont
Julie Sperling & Doug Frilich carry on a 5,000 year-old tradition of baking matzah on an open fire.
The matzah is hand-made in small batches from locally-sourced organic wheat and ancient emmer,
in their micro-bakery located on a small sustainable farm.

$19.99 / Box
$29.99 / Tin

Manischewitz Gluten-Free Matzo Crackers

Streit’s Egg Matzos

IMG_1290Streit’s Matzo Meal

Osem Whole Wheat Matzos

Streit’s Dark Chocolate Covered Egg Matzos

Mrs. Adler’s Gefilte Fish

Mrs. Adler’s Pike & Whitefish

Jason Rose

The Luck of the Irish is With You This Year


Cardoon & Fingerling Potato Salad with Radicchio & vegan Charred Green Garlic Aioli

March 17th approaches, and with it the desire for cabbage, corned beef, great beer, and rousing renditions of Irish folk songs. Our Chefs have come up with a partly-traditional, partly-modern, all-Bi-Rite menu for your holiday needs. You can get the menu at either Bi-Rite Market location from March 14th-17th. While you’re here, pick up special items that the Bi-Rite Creamery bakers have created just for the occasion, and 4-packs of Guinness for $6.99.

Bi-Rite Market
St. Patrick’s Day Menu 2015

       BN Ranch 100% Grass-Fed Corned Beef

BN Ranch Lamb Pasties filled with Slow-Braised Lamb, Cabbage, Potatoes & Peas

Colcannon Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Butter-Braised Cabbage & Leeks

Guinness-Braised Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Cardoon & Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad with Radicchio & Green Garlic Dressing

Grilled Asparagus Salad with Fennel, Charred Red Onion, Dill & Dijon Citrus Vinaigrette

St. Patrick’s Day Desserts from Bi-Rite Creamery

Irish Soda Bread

Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake
$12.99/4” cake


Jason Rose

It’s Valentine’s Day: Impress Your Darling!

17x3 valentines shelf poster-03


This Valentine’s Day, show the one you love how much they mean with a spectacular dinner, seafood for two, sweet treats from Bi-Rite Creamery, and beautiful blossoms from local farmsStop by and see us for a taste; we’re here to help you plan the perfect romantic meal!


Our House-Made Valentine’s Day Menu
Available February 12-15


Succulent Seafood


Poached Gulf Prawns with Eddy’s Famous Cocktail Sauce


Dungeness Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli


 Fresh Dungeness Crab Meat


 Oyster Selection curated by Two X Sea
**Visit us or call to place a pre-order to insure availability!**
~Pair them with Champagne J. Lassalle, $39.99~


Hog Island Sweetwater (Tomales Bay, CA)
A rich, sweet Pacific Oyster with a slightly smoky finish.
Plump meat sits in a beautifully shaped, deep-cupped,
fluted shell that is the result of rack and bag farming techniques.

Kusshi (Stellar Bay, BC)
A round, uniform oyster with a smooth, hard shell.
Its flavor starts salty, then turns quite sweet thanks to the plump,
full meat. Finishes with a mildly fruity aftertaste.

Kumamoto (Humboldt Bay, CA)
Slow-growing and small in size with a very deep cup.
Rich in flavor, almost buttery, and slightly salty.
The finish is sweet, mildly fruity with a light metallic flavor.


From our Kitchens
~Try Raventos i Blanc De Nit Sparkling Rose, $24.99~


Grilled Wild Salmon with Beet & White Bean Puree,
Marinated Beets & Dill


Seasonal Chicories Salad with Fulvi Pecorino Romano,
Almonds, Dates, Blood Orange
& Honey-Orange Blossom Vinaigrette


Roasted Golden Beets with Pickled Watermelon Radish,
Horseradish, Frisée & Sherry Vinaigrette


Desserts for Two from Bi-Rite Creamery
~Great with Chocolate: Forlorn Hope Petite Sirah, $29.99~

 Tiramisu Square with TCHO Chocolate Cocoa


Chocolate Midnight Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
& Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Midnight Cupcake with Malted Vanilla
& Milk Chocolate Buttercreams

Vanilla Salted Caramel Cupcake

Beautiful Blooms
Fresh, Local, Sustainably-Grown Flowers
& Hand-Made Bouquets

Show your love with the finest responsibly-grown California flowers!

~Lovely Farm-Direct Mixed Bouquets~

~Lush California-Grown Roses~

~Romantic Certified Organic Tulips~


Jason Rose

Super Bowl = Food, Food, and…FOOD!

IMG_0120Food, friends, beer, and bone-crushing football. Even if your team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl, it’s still a great opportunity to gather and enjoy each other’s company, the great commercials, incredible snacks, and festive food!

The Super Bowl Classic, of course, is chips and dip. We have house-made 7-Layer Dip, plus Bi-Rite Guacamole and Spicy Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dip all made by our talented chefs. And we are so happy to now offer Nopalito salsas and chips, too, from one of our favorite neighboring businesses. There are also delicious salsa FullSizeRenderofferings from Santipapas and Papalote! And our chip options are killer: Casa Chicas, Primavera, Dosa Chips, and 4505 Chicharrones are all recommended for pleasing your crowd. We even have featured cheeses representing your preferred tea: Beecher’s Flagship Cheddar for the Seahawks fans, and Cabot Vintage Cheddar for you New England folks! Pair either with Rustic Bakery or Raincoast Crisp crackers for a perfect match.IMG_0118

And we’ve taken the hard work out of your heartier fare, too. Each Bi-Rite Market has a special menu of prepared items, perfect for a party, that are ready to pick up and take home.

                   Bi-Rite Market Divisadero Street Super Bowl Menu

                      Bi-Rite’s Barbecued St. Louis Ribs $13.99 per pound

Buttermilk Fried Chicken $12.99 per pound

Victory Chicken Wings with Sweet Chili Sauce,
Sesame, and Scallion
 $7.99 per pound

Pigs in a Blanket: BN Ranch Grass Fed Hot Dog
Wrapped in Puff Pastry 
$1.50 each

German Potato Salad $8.99 per pound

Pasta Salad with Seasonal Vegetables
& Red Wine Vinaigrette
 $7.99 per pound

Grilled Chicken Quesadillas $7.99 each

Bi-Rite Market 18th Street Super Bowl Menu

Bi-Rite’s Barbecued St. Louis Ribs $13.99 per pound

Buttermilk Fried Chicken $12.99 per pound

Victory Chicken Wings with Sweet Chili Sauce,
Sesame & Scallion
 $7.99 per pound

The Pig-Skin: Braised Pork Belly Sandwich
with Orange Mostarda & Chicory Slaw
 $10.99 each

German Potato Salad  $8.99 per pound

Winter Waldorf Salad  $10.99 per pound

Fried Falafel with Tahini  $5.99 for four

And don’t forget our amazing platters from Bi-Rite Catering! It’s not too late to get an order in for Sunday; you  have until Friday January 30 at 3pm to get it your Super Bowl yummies ordered and on their way.

Christine Mathias

Winter Brings Exciting New Catering Options!

butternutWhew! The holidays are finally over and we can all settle into our warm and cozies for a long nap, right? No way! What with the Super Bowl coming up and the Oscars right after that, there are tons of opportunities to throw a great party. Even if you’re looking to put on a smaller gathering of like-minded football or film lovers (or both!), Bi-Rite Catering’s new Peak-of-Season Menu is an easy choice to please every palate. And each platter and side dish serves around 12 to 15 people, so it’s easy to tailor quantities to your party size. It’s all local, delicious, and made to order!

goldenbeetWe are so excited to bring you handmade Mini Butternut Squash Risotto Cakes with Grilled Chicories — an item you can reheat in your home to serve piping hot to your guests. Our seasonal Focaccia Flatbread with Braised Kale, Ricotta, Calabrian Chili, and Pecorino Cheese arrives at your door crisp and ready to serve. We thought outside the box with our vegetarian Mini Baguette Sandwiches with Roasted Yams, Goat Cheese and Cilantro kalePesto for something truly unique. And pulling together several distinct flavors of the season in one dish, try the new Toasted Red Quinoa and Golden Beet Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette. It’s just perfect! You can take a look at all the delicious options here. Now if you can only win your office Oscar pool…

Jason Rose

Christmas Dinner Made Simple: Our Complete Turkey Dinner Kit is Back

Back for the Christmas holiday by popular demand is our Traditional Turkey Dinner Kit. Historically, we have only offered this complete meal option for Thanksgiving, but the people have spoken and we have listened! Packed with enough beautiful, seasonal, house-made dishes to feed 8-10 of your loved ones, this kit provides an incredibly convenient option for those want to simplify their holiday entertaining while still offering a meal everyone at the table will love.

For Christmas we have changed up the sides to reflect this special time of year, adding our decadent Roasted Chestnut & Dried Apricot Bread Stuffing and amping up the flavor with our Horseradish & Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes and Wild Mushroom & Zinfandel Gravy.

TurkeyShot Stuffing brusselssprouts Potatoes

Each Bi-Rite Tradtional Turkey Dinner Kit contains:

  • A Pre-Roasted Whole Organic Turkey from Diestel Family Turkey Ranch (10-12 lbs)
  • Chestnut & Dried Apricot Stuffing
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Carrots with Bacon & Maple Syrup
  • Horseradish & Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes
  • Wild Mushroom & Zinfandel Gravy
  • Cranberry-Tangerine Relish
  • One 9″ Bi-Rite Creamery Pumpkin Pie

Quantities of our Traditional Turkey Dinner Kit are limited! We recommend pre-ordering online from our Holiday Market on Instacart.com. Need extra sides? How about some succulent Prime Rib from 5 Dot Ranch? And add perfectly-paired wines and a cheese course–no problem! All of our specially-selected holiday goodies and gift items are there, too.

Browse our 2014 Holiday Guide online to plan your shopping list, then FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS TO PRE-ORDER FROM OUR MENUS & GIFT SELECTION!

  1. Create an Instacart account at Instacart.com (or log in to your existing Instacart account) and select the Bi-Rite Holiday Market to begin your order.

  3. Ordering from outside San Francisco? No problem! You can use Bi-Rite’s 94110 zip code to create your Instacart account since all our holiday orders are for in store pick-up.


  4. Need help? Our Holiday Hotline is live! Dial 415-241-9760 and select option 3 for assistance with Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve menu-planning and ordering questions. Our experts are here to make the process as smooth as possible!




Jason Rose

Happy Hanukkah! Our Menu is Here!

Happy Hanukkah! We are thrilled to offer complete menus for your celebrations. Our house-made dishes are prepared with love in our Kitchens by our team of expert Chefs. You can pre-order everything online from our special Holiday Market on Instacart for convenient pick up at either Bi-Rite Market location. Or stop by or call, we’re happy to help you plan your dinners–and don’t forget the dessert!

Matzoh  Brisket  SquashDish  Latkes

Hanukkah 2014 Menu
Available Monday, December 15
through Wednesday, December 24

Cooked Hanukkah Meats

Five Dot Ranch Braised Beef Brisket with Horseradish
$24.99 per pound

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate & Preserved Meyer Lemon
$26.99 per pound

Hanukkah Menu

Citrus-Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Sumac, Pistachio, Dried Apricots,
Winter Chicories & HoneyNEW for 2014
$8.99 per pint Serves 2 to 3

Kale & Roasted Winter Squash Salad with Currants, Pumpkin Seeds,
Sage & Maple 
Cider VinaigretteNEW for 2014
$8.99 per pint Serves 2 to 3

Roasted Delicata Squash & Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Shallots
$7.99 per pint Serves 2 to 3

Matzo Ball Soup in a Rich Chicken Broth
$9.99 quart Serves 3 to 4

Bi-Rite’s Classic Potato Latkes
$4.99 each

Chopped Chicken Liver with Caramelized Onion & Egg
$4.99 per half pint Serves 3 to 4

 Pear and Buttermilk Noodle Kugel with Maple Syrup
$8.99 per pound Serves 3 to 4

Wine Pairing Recommendations for Hanukkah

Champagne Pierre Moncuit NV
Start off your celebration with a magnum—beautiful with our Potato Latkes
$119.99 1.5L (Magnum)

Copain Tous Ensemble Chardonnay
Bright and refreshing with citrus fruit and stony minerality.
Perfect with our House-Smoked Wild Salmon.

Unti Petit Frere
Rich and full-bodied blend of Grenache, Mourvedre, and Syrah grown on
Unti’s Dry Creek Valley estate. Dark fruits and savory spices
make this a perfect candidate for a juicy brisket.

Unti Benchland Syrah
An elegant expression of Unti’s top Syrah vines, with aromas of violets and herbs
along with black pepper spice. Great with holiday Lamb or Beef Roasts.

Hanukkah Desserts from Bi-Rite Creamery

Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons
$8.99 per gift box of 6

Braided Challah
$4.99 per loaf

Chocolate Babka
$8.99 per loaf

Challah     Babka   Macaroons

Note: Bi-Rite Market is not a certified Kosher establishment

Bring on the Cheer: Our Holiday Guide is Here!

Happy Holidays! I’m excited to share our extraordinary holiday offerings that are sure to wow your family and friends. Take a peek at our December Holiday Guide; we’re featuring 5 Dot Ranch‘s amazing California-raised Prime Rib, and all the goodies to go with it–our house-made menus, great wine and liquors, locally-grown produce, truffles from France and Italy, and unforgettable treats, all personally selected by our Grocery Buyer, my brother Raph. Our talented bakers at Bi-Rite Creamery are busy hand-making pies, festive cookies, and my all-time favorite Bûche de Noël, for an unforgettable sweet ending to any celebration.

Throuh our partnership with Instacart, you can now pre-order your holiday meals for pickup at either Bi-Rite Market location from our special online Holiday Market. Simply choose Bi-Rite at 3639 18th Street or 550 Divisadero Street as your pick-up location, and you’re all set.

As always, we’re here to help make your holiday entertaining a success. Come in and chat with us, or call us with any questions. We can’t wait to see you.

Joyous Holidays to All!

Jessie Rogers

From Our Kitchen To Yours: Tips & Recipes for Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey & More!

BiRite Market, Sept. 17, 2013.  Photo by Nader KhouriAre you ready for Thanksgiving? Our team of Chefs have pulled together their best advice, tips, and recipes for cooking the perfect Thanksgiving dinner! Take a look at our step-by-step printable guides below. And of course, we’re always here to answer any questions to make sure your holiday dinner is a shining success. Stop by or give us a call, we’d love to help.


Still need to find the perfect turkey? Try our incredible Heritage Turkeys from the experts at BN Ranch. Need great sides that will thrill everyone at the table? How about a cheese course, amazing Bi-Rite Creamery desserts, and unforgettable wines? Just visit our special Holiday Market on Instacart.com and you can pre-order everything you need for quick and easy pick-up at either Bi-Rite Market location.

Follow these simple steps to pre-order from our Turkey Selection & Thanksgiving Menu!

  1. Create an Instacart account at Instacart.com (or log in to your existing Instacart account) and select the Bi-Rite Holiday Market to begin your order.
  2. Ordering from outside San Francisco? No problem! You can use Bi-Rite’s 94110 zip code to create your Instacart account since all our holiday orders are for in store pick-up.
  3. Need help? Our Thanksgiving hotline is live! Dial 415-241-9760 and select option 3 for Thanksgiving menu-planning and ordering questions. Our experts are here to make the process as smooth as possible!

Click here to get started!


Get our Chefs’ tips for cooking your Thanksgiving Turkey and more!


  • Print our our entire Holiday Field Guide, with complete instructions on how to cook all your holiday meats, reheat Bi-Rite’s house-made sides, and stock your holiday pantry!

Or, print just the pages you need: