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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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We have Air Conditioning

Forecast says its going to be a hot one tomorrow! But both Cafe Presse and Le Pichet have air conditioning  so there is 100% chance of cool and comfortable at both. Join us for something cool to drink and some … Continue reading

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We’re open on Memorial Day

Both Café Presse and Le Pichet will be open regular hour on Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 2016. Stop by and see us! Le Pichet        Open from 8am to midnight Café Presse   Open from 7am to 2am

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Spring Dinner 2016 photos

Our Spring Dinner at Café Presse on May 24th was a big success, our thanks to everyone who attended.  The dinner, which featured lamb, asparagus and rosé wine, was the second of our 2016 seasonal dinners, following the Jura Wine … Continue reading

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Radish Sprouts

  Radish sprouts in the east-facing window of my apartment.  These radishes are  the second crop this year from this pot:  the first was a crop of collard greens that just about made a side dish for two. Obviously my … Continue reading

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