Kitchen Tricks: How to ripen a firm avocado

Perfect your avocados at home.

A firm, green avocado can take up to 3 to 5 days to ripen. To speed up the process, place avocados in a paper bag so that the gas is confined and put them in a warm place. The top of the refrigerator is usually a good spot.

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We’re Expanding to Civic Center

Bi-Rite Cafe, located at 52 Grove Street, will open at Civic Center Plaza on October 24, 2018. We sat down with Sam Mogannam, Founding Partner of the Bi-Rite Family of Businesses, to learn more about this exciting new outlet and get his take on Bi-Rite’s impact on a new neighborhood.