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Early Fall dishes on the menu at Le Pichet

Although it still seems like Summer in Seattle, Fall has come to the farm tables in the Pike Place Market.  Here are some new dishes recently added to the menu at Le Pichet that reflect the arrival of Fall produce.  … Continue reading

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We’re open Labor Day Weekend

Cafe Presse and Le Pichet will both be open regular hours Labor Day Weekend, including Monday September 1, 2014. Le Pichet open 8am to midnght everyday Cafe Presse open 7am to 2am everdaty

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Join Le Pichet at the 1900 1st Ave Block Party

Come by and see us at the  “1900 1st Ave Block Party”, Sunday August 10 from 1 to 5pm.  We will be selling taste-sized samples of a special Market inspired dish at our curbside stand, with 100% of the price … Continue reading

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The recipe that we use at Le Pichet and Cafe Presse for falafel owes a lot to Claudia Rodin’s seminal cookbook, A Book of Middle Eastern Food. This recipe will make enough to feed 8 people generously.

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New poultry inspection rules at Dept of Agriculture

According to a July 31, 2014 article in the New York Times, the US Department of Agriculture has just released new rules for inspections during processing of poultry.  Couple o’ highlights: 1)  Poultry processing plants will now be responsible for … Continue reading

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Let us do the cooking.

Too hot to turn on the oven at home?  Let us cook a chicken for you, to enjoy either here at Café Presse or to take to “chez vous”.  You can choose a cold half-chicken served with mayonnaise and a … Continue reading

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We have Air Conditioning

  Summer heat got you down?  Its cool in here! Both Cafe Presse and Le Pichet have air conditioning.  Join us for something cool to drink and some cool breezes.

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Clafoutis with summer berries

Clafoutis is a very traditional French dessert from the area of the Limousin.  It is traditionally made with unpitted black cherries but it is also a great way to make use of summer berries, cherries and stone fruits.  The finished … Continue reading

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Fete “la Révolution” tomorrow at Le Pichet

Please join us for a cafe-style celebration of the birth of the Republique.  We will be toasting the Quatorze Juillet with live music and a special menu of Paris street food. No Cover, No Reservations, Everyone Welcome!    

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Summer Menu has begun at Café Presse

The Summer menu 2014 started last Friday at Cafe Presse.  The full menu is available on our website now so check it out on line or in person.  And here are photos of just a few of the new dishes … Continue reading

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