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Vin Chaud After Hours for the Holidays

Just for the Holidays, Vin Chaud is now included in the After Hours Happy Hour at Cafe Presse. Come in between 11:30pm and 1:30am any evening and enjoy this Holiday specialty at a special price.  Made with red wine, brandy, … Continue reading

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Reserve now for New Year’s Eve

There are still tables available.  Call now at 206 256-2499 to reserve yours.

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Oregon GMO Labeling headed to a recount

According to Ballotpedia, Oregon’s Initiative 92, which would have required labeling of certain foods that are produced with or contain genetically modified ingredients,  was narrowly defeated on November 4. 2014.  However, the final margin of defeat was only 809 votes, … Continue reading

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Vin Chaud for the Holidays

Now at Café Presse and Le Pichet…our house made Vin Chaud.  Vin chaud is the hot mulled wine of France, traditionally served during the Holidays and any time that its cold and damp out.  I worked under a chef in … Continue reading

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Chef Jim Drohman cooking demo in the Market Atrium

What:  Cooking demonstration and tasting by Le Pichet and Cafe Presse Executive Chef Jim Drohman When:  Saturday, December 06, 2014 from 11am to 12 noon Where:  The new show kitchen in the Pike Place Market Atrium Please join Chef  Jim … Continue reading

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Hunger is a poverty problem

I highly recommend the recent New York Times article by Mark Bittman entitled “Dont ask how to feed the 9 billion”.  In the article and during a subsequent talk he gave at the New York Times sponsored “Food for Tomorrow” … Continue reading

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Cafe Presse also has caramels

Both Le Pichet and Cafe Presse for the Holidays,  we are wrapping up our famous salted butter caramels for you to enjoy or to give.  Made with only honey, heavy cream, butter and sea salt, each box holds 10 caramels … Continue reading

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Butter caramels for the Holidays

Here at Le Pichet for the Holidays,  we are wrapping up gift boxes of our famous salted butter caramels for you to enjoy or to give.  Made with only organic honey, heavy cream, butter and sea salt, each box holds … Continue reading

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Join us today for Beajolais Nouveau!

Le Pichet’s Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau kicks off tonight at 6pm.  Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there. But if parties are not your style, you can still drop by Cafe Presse to sample the first new … Continue reading

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In the vineyards of Irouleguy

The tiny Basque town of  Irouleguy and its red roofed church are perched in the foothills of the Atlantic Pyrenees almost within sight of the Bay of Biscay.  The vineyards that make up the AOC encircle the town, lining the … Continue reading

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