Café Presse Spring menu starts April 9th

Thought you might like to know:  Café Presse chef de cuisine Dre Neeley will roll out his new Spring 2015 menu on Thursday, April 9.

Asparagus, watercress, spring onions and garlic, escarole, leeks and morels are just some of the spring produce ready to make their appearance.  On the meatier side, look for quail, spicy pork-beef sausages, clams and trout.   And there will even be a new vegetarian entree inspired by the city of Nice.

And, oh yes,  Steak Tartare is coming back on the menu.

In the meantime, stop by to enjoy your winter favorites for the last time until next year:  Oysters, Onion soup and Raclette will all disappear until next year on April 9.

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Save the date for Dining Out for Life 2015

Mark your calendar:    Dining Out for Life 2015 is on Thursday April 30.  That’s when you can help support the Lifelong Aids Alliance and the great work they do, simply by dining out at one simply by of the many participating restaurants. As always, both Le Pichet and Café Presse will be donating 30% of our sales for the entire day, so come by for breakfast, lunch or dinner and support a great cause.

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Cafe Presse Does Private Events

Looking for a place to host a wedding dinner?  Special birthday party?  Family reunion? A brunch with co-workers?  A private party? 
The back room at Café Presse is available for  your private events throughout the day, all year long, any day of the week. 
We can seat up to 45 guests, and our Executive Chef will work with you to design the perfect menu, whether it be cocktails and hors d’œuvres, a casual buffet,  a family style supper, or a multi-course dinner.  Choose from our full selection of French country wines, beers and cocktails to accompany your  meal. 

For information or to reserve the back room, please email us  at
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Bailey Boushay House Dinner

Chefs' Dinner 2015

Le Pichet chef de cuisine Jack Spiess and Cafe Presse chef de cuisine Dre Neeley at the 2015 Bailey Boushay House Chef’s Dinner, on January 25, 2015.  The event raised over $364,000 for the great work they do at Bailey Boushay House!

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Join us on Presidents Day

Café Presse and Le Pichet will both be open regular hours on Presidents Day, Monday February 16, 2015.  Hope to see you here!

Our Hours:

Café Presse:  7am to 2am

Le Pichet:     8am to midnight

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Nancy Leson’s Perfect Valentine’s Dinner? Our roast chicken


During a recent interview on radio station KPLU, host Dick Stein asked former Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson what would constitute her perfect Valentine’s Day dinner.  Her reply?  Roasted chicken from Le Pichet or Cafe Presse.

Well Nancy, your wish can come true, right in your own home.  Because this Valentine’s Day, Cafe Presse if offering a Take Out Valentines Day Dinner featuring our famous free-range, roasted to order, whole chicken for two.

Get full  details on the Cafe Presse website

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CP menu jan 2015 soup

Roasted fennel-potato soup with Gulf prawns, thyme leaves, croutons and honey

Does French Cooking Still Matter?

If you have any hesitation in answering the above question with a resounding “YES!”, please check out this article by Paris based food writer Alexander Lobrano.   Alex brings the old time religion, seriously thumping the bible of French culinary excellence.

And I couldn’t agree with him more.

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Give your Valentine house-made caramels from Café Presse

CP Caramels Nov 2014

Looking for something sweet for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day?  Stop by Café Presse for a bag of our house-made salted-butter caramels.  Made with local honey, they come 10 to a bag for $6.

Available while supplies last.  Call ahead to reserve yours.

Café Presse 206.709.7674

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