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Aillade is a rustic sauce with its roots in the south east of France.  We are curretnly featuring aillade with our bavette steak frites at Le Pichet (Summer 2016). Flavorful enough to stand up to grilled steaks, lamb or sausages, … Continue reading

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Buttermilk fried chicken livers on bean and pea salad

This dish is currently featured on the menu at Cafe Presse (summer 2016). This recipe makes enough for 4 starter sized salads. Note that the dressing recipe makes more than you will need for 4 servings but making a smaller … Continue reading

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Summer Menu 2016

The new summer menu at Cafe Presse started this morning, Thursday July 07, 2016.  We are very proud of our new dishes and hope that you will enjoy them as well. Check out the new menu here. Here are some … Continue reading

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We’re open on the Fourth

Both Café Presse and Le Pichet will be open regular hours on the Fourth of July and the entire holiday weekend. Le Pichet open 8am to midnight everyday Café Presse open 7am to 2am everyday

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Tour de France 2016

The 2016 edition of the Tour de France kicks off from Mont Saint-Michel on Saturday July 2nd and finishes on the Champs Elysée on Sunday July 24th. Café Presse will be showing every stage on the big screen over the … Continue reading

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France v Ireland this Sunday!

Café Presse invites you to get up early for the EURO 2016 Round of 16 Match FRANCE V IRELAND Sunday June 26, 2016 6AM *Morning Drink Specials *Special Casse-Croute de Champion (cheese, sausage, country bread) No cover charge  No reservations  … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Special at Cafe Presse

Today’s special at Café Presse combines lovage from our own garden with morel mushrooms:  Creamy potato-leek-lovage soup garnished with morel mushroom and Comté beignets For those not familiar with lovage, it is an herb that has a flavor similar to … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Fête at Le Pichet

Join us at Le Pichet as we celebrate the 227th year of the Révolution! Everyone is welcome! No reservations and no cover charge.

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Green walnut wine

In the southwest of France, vin de noix is a fortified wine aperitif that is often associated with Christmas.  That’s because 1) it’s delicious, dense and warming like a good glass of porto, and is therefore, welcome during the cold … 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  “chez vous”.  You can choose a cold half-chicken served with mayonnaise and salad  or … Continue reading

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