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Holy Mackerel, check out Café Presse in the Washington Post!

Here is a link to a Washington Post article entitled “If you can only eat three meals in Seattle, make sure they’re here”.  Spoiler alert, Café Presse is one of them!

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November 2017 Chef’s Dinner

The November 2017 version of our Chef’s Dinner took place last Wednesday and welcomed a sold out crowd to the back room at Café Presse.  The theme for the dinner was Tout est bon dans le cochon (every part of … Continue reading

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Artisan Butcher Demo

As noted in an earlier post, last week, in preparation for our November Quarterly Chef’s Dinner, Café Presse had a visit from artisan butcher Darron Marsolf, who showed us the proper way to break down a pig.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Work starts for the Quarterly Dinner

Preparations began today for the November Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse with the arrival of an entire half hog from Pure Country Pork in Ephrata.  The dinner, which is on Wednesday November 8, 2017, features a menu that makes use … Continue reading

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Villa Jerada

All the olive oils we use at Le Pichet and Café Presse are supplied by our friends at Seattle based Villa Jerada.  Mehdi Boujrada, the brains behind Villa Jerada, imports organic olive oils from Morocco that happen to be produced … Continue reading

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M de Pentes de Barène

  In May of 2017, I wrote a post about a wonderful visit we had to Domaine les Pentes de Barène in Tursan, an tiny wine growing region in the SW of France.  I mentioned that our host, Gaelle Vergnes, … Continue reading

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Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau at Le Pichet

Please join us for our annual Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau at Le Pichet. Always the 3rd Thursday in November, 11/16 starting at 6pm No Cover Charge, No Reservations, Everyone is Welcome!

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Seattle Mayoral Debate at Café Presse

What:  Viewing of televised Seattle Mayoral Debate When:  Tuesday October 24, 2017, 6:30pm to 8pm Where: The front room at Café Presse Please join us for a viewing of the final Seattle Mayoral Debate before election day. No cover charge, … Continue reading

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Fall Quarterly Chef’s Dinner Menu

Fall 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse Tout est bon dans le cochon Wednesday November 8, 2017  MENU Terrine de tête de porc, pommes sauvage aux épices Pork head and kidney terrine, house made dark rye bread, spiced crab apples, … Continue reading

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At Le Pichet and Café Presse, we’re doing our own Restaurant Week

What:      Great prices on fixed priced menus during Seattle Restaurant Week When:     October 15 to November 2, 2017, Sunday through Thursday only Where:    At Café Presse and Le Pichet, of course! Café Presse and Le Pichet are not part of … Continue reading

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