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Lundi Vert lunch specials

Le Pichet and Café Presse support the Meatless Monday movement (known as Lundi Vert in France) by pledging to eat less and better quality meat and fish. It’s better for the planet, better for our health and more humane for … Continue reading

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The Stranger features our Chocolat Chaud

Thanks to the Stranger for recommending Café Presse in their recent round up of the Best Places to Drink Hot Chocolate in Seattle this Winter!  Our Chocolat Chaud, made with bittersweet dark chocolate, cocoa, milk, cream and a little sugar, … Continue reading

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New on the wall at Café Presse

Ah, it still gives us a warm feeling 6 months later! This photo of the World Champion 2018 French National Team, which now has a home on the wall near the back room at Café Presse, is the center fold-out … Continue reading

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New on the menu at Le Pichet

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Pithivier at Le Pichet

Pithivier, also know as Galette de Rois in France, is  a traditional dessert make with sweetened puff pastry filled with almond cream, then baked to golden brown.  Although it is famously served in France on January 6th to celebrate the … Continue reading

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New desserts for Winter as well!

New menu day means new desserts as well! Here are some photos of the new sweet additions…

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New winter menu at Café Presse

The new Winter menu at Café Presse started last Thursday with the traditional menu tasting for the staff.  Here are some photos of the savory items that have been added for Winter

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet, January 2019

House smoked duck breast on a salad of French lentils, frisée lettuce, macerated golden raisins, Delicata squash and Dijon mustard vinaigrette Salad of lacinato kale, kohlrabi, pink grapefruit, creamy grapefruit dressing, Espelette pumpkin seeds and shaved sheep’s milk cheese

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Pork roulade soon at Café Presse

Coming to the new winter menu at Cafe Presse that begins this Thursday, January 10, 2019: Crispy sage rubbed pork belly roulade served with roasted apples, Jeruselem artichokes, endives, hazelnuts and aged sherry vinegar To make the roulade, we start … Continue reading

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Prepping for Winter menu at Café Presse

Work is well underway in preparation forthe new Winter 2019 menu that starts at Cafe Presse on Thurday January 10th.  Here are a couple pictures of some of different steps that go into it.

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