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August Quarterly Dinner Photos

The August 2018 Quarterly Dinner at Cafe Presse featured a celebration of the food and festivals of the region of the Languedoc-Roussillon.  The dinner kicked off with a tapas and sangria reception featuring live Spanish guitar from local musician Jon … Continue reading

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Paris recommendations Summer 2018

Recently, a guest of Le Pichet asked me for advice for an upcoming trip to Paris. She is to stay on the Île de la Cité, and was hoping for recommendations on a simple Left Bank restaurant in the style … Continue reading

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Menu for August 2018 Quarterly Dinner

     Feria en Languedoc-Roussillon Menu Tuesday August 28, 2018, $60 per person  Buffet de tapas à la Feria A selection of small bites from the Languedoc-Roussillon: Anchovies stuffed with green olives Fougasse, rustic bread made with olive oil, black olives … Continue reading

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August 2018 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Feria en Languedoc-Roussillon! In the south of France, Feria is the word used for the summer festivals that bring together everyone in town to celebrate the season, good food and the sweetness of being alive.  The menu for our August … Continue reading

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Bastille Day T-shirts still available

If you missed your chance on Bastille Day to purchase our limited edition t-shirt celebrating the 16th anniversary of Le Pichet’s Fête de Quatorze Juillet, fret not…Yes they are still available! The shirts are 100% cotton, made in America and … Continue reading

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Matches for Day 1 of European Soccer

         Day 1 of EPL and Ligue1 Settle in for the first day of European Football ’18-’19 Special food and drinks menu during all matches Friday 8/10 12noon Manchester Utd v Leicester City 3pm Olympique de Marseille … Continue reading

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet

Last week, chef de cuisine Dave Cooper introduced 3 new summer dishes to the menu at Le Pichet. Hope you will enjoy these photos.

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Coupes Glacées at Café Presse

Coupes Glacées are one of the specialties of French cooking that tend to be less known to the rest of the world.  This relative obscurity may stem from the fact that the French didn’t invent ice cream (who did? You … Continue reading

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New Summer menu at Café Presse

We are very pleased to present to you our new menu for Summer 2018 at Cafe Presse!  Here are photos of the savory dishes from the staff tasting this morning.  Look for photos of our new desserts soon, including the … Continue reading

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Croque Provençal

Our special du jour yesterday at Café Presse was  the Croque Provençal.  Our version, which is meat free, features the same bread we use for our Croque Monsieur and Croque Madame (made by our friends at Grand Central Bakery) along … Continue reading

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