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New on the menu at Le Pichet, late March 2017

Now on the menu for both lunch and dinner: Millas gascons au confit de porc, salade de cresson et oignons verts Pan roasted cornmeal porridge cake with ground pork and pork confit, with grilled mushroom velouté and watercress-spring onion salad

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Bubbling Cassoulet

The recent Quarterly Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse that featured dishes and wines from the Midi-Pyrenees was a big success…we really enjoyed doing it and the fantastic feedback from guests was gratifying.  If you missed it, check out this link … Continue reading

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Menu for February 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Café Presse and Le Pichet invite you to a winter Cassoulet Dinner Tuesday February 28, 2017, 6:30pm  menu Les hors d’œuvres Crispy fritters filled with Fourme d’Ambert cheese, herbed butter and spinach House-smoked trout, cabbage-apple salad, chestnut purée, baguette slice … Continue reading

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Cassoulet Dinner at Café Presse

Le Pichet and Café Presse invite you to a winter CASSOULET DINNER When Le Pichet and Café Presse executive chef Jim Drohman left  Campagne restaurant back in 2000 (has it really been that long?), he stopped making cassoulet. The tiny … Continue reading

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Roasted parsnip soup, red wine braised beef shank, Fourme d’Ambert

This was the dish we served at the 2017 Bailey Boushay House Chef’s Dinner.  A good choices for either a warm, filling first course or, with a green salad, a light but satisfying supper during the cold winter months. Serves … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Dinner Chez Vous

Does a romantic dinner for two at home sound like fun this year? Don’t want to fight the crowds for a Valentine’s Day table? Cafe Presse has the solution! Café Presse St.-Valentine’s Take-Home Dinner for 2 Salade aux deux endives, … Continue reading

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Today’s special at Cafe Presse: Axoa d’Espelette

It’s not easy to do justice to Axoa in a photo.  Regardless of its humble looks, this traditional Basque dish have become a favorite of guests at Cafe Presse and is one of our most requested menu offerings. Traditionally in … Continue reading

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New to the menu at Le Pichet

Just added to the menu at Le Pichet by chef de cuisine Dave Cooper:  2 new salads and a main course featuring duck.  Perfect for cold winter eating.  

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New Desserts at Café Presse

The winter menu for 2017 started last Tuesday at Café Presse, and that means a new dessert menu as well.  Here are photos the new desserts added by pastry chef Allyson Lanter.    

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