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August 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

LA FIN DE CHANTIER! The roof work is almost done! Help us celebrate and see the back room improvements! With all the renovation work at Cafe Presse, it has seemed like a very long summer.  So we are marking the … Continue reading

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Menu for August Chef’s Dinner at Cafe Presse

Please help us celebrate La Fin de Chantier! Tuesday August 29, 2017  MENU Les hors d’œuvres Pissaladière Tartare of beets with capers, tarragon, mustard and pistachios on toasted baguette Bleu cheese-sweet corn-thyme beignets Sardines farcies à la niçoise Pacific sardines … Continue reading

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Summer menu 2017 begins at Café Presse

The summer menu for 2017 at Cafe Presse was rolled out today by chef de cuisine James O’Hern.  Here are some photos from the traditional all-staff tasting to get you in the summer mood!  Check out our menu full menu … Continue reading

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet, June 2017

Check out the new dishes that Le Pichet chef de cuisine Dave Cooper has recently added to the menu for early summer!  

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It’s Columbia River crayfish season

The Columbia River crayfish season has started and we have them at Café Presse! This freshwater delicacy is usually more closely associated with the bayous of Louisiana than with the Pacific Northwest, and the Colombia river  season is short.  But … Continue reading

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Too hot to cook?

  When the thermometer is topping 90 degrees, its way to hot to cook!  Instead of turning on the oven,why not let us do the cooking?  Most of the items on our menu are available to take home including our … Continue reading

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First of the season cherries

Special today at Café Presse: First of the season Burlat cherries, with Brebis de Pyrenees sheep’s milk cheese and piment d’Espelette grilled baguette slices. The Burlat cherry is an early-ripening varietal similar to a Bing.  Maybe not quite as sweet … Continue reading

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Faisselles a la confiture

Fromage blanc a la confiture is one of the simplest desserts there is and to my mind one on the most satisfying.   The frequency with which one finds fancied up versions of Fromage blanc a la confiture on the … Continue reading

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Café Presse 10th Anniversary Dinner

Can you believe that Café Presse is turning 10 years old? That’s right, we opened our doors to the public for the first time on June 20th, 2007.  To celebrate the occasion, our Chef’s Dinner this quarter will feature dishes … Continue reading

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We’re open on Memorial Day

Cafe Presse and Le Pichet will both be open regular hours on Memorial Day, Monday May 29, 2017. Cafe Presse open from 7am to 2am Le Pichet open from 8am to midnight Stop by and see us!

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