Author Archives: Jim
Light supper in Orthez…Merlu de ligne from Saint-Jean de Luz pan sautéed with a compote of fennel and leeks from the garden and sauteed spinach. On arrival in late November, found the garden still held a few winter veggies…some sad … Continue reading
Here is a link to a Washington Post article entitled “If you can only eat three meals in Seattle, make sure they’re here”. Spoiler alert, Café Presse is one of them!
The November 2017 version of our Chef’s Dinner took place last Wednesday and welcomed a sold out crowd to the back room at Café Presse. The theme for the dinner was Tout est bon dans le cochon (every part of … Continue reading
As noted in an earlier post, last week, in preparation for our November Quarterly Chef’s Dinner, Café Presse had a visit from artisan butcher Darron Marsolf, who showed us the proper way to break down a pig. In addition to … Continue reading
Preparations began today for the November Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse with the arrival of an entire half hog from Pure Country Pork in Ephrata. The dinner, which is on Wednesday November 8, 2017, features a menu that makes use … Continue reading
All the olive oils we use at Le Pichet and Café Presse are supplied by our friends at Seattle based Villa Jerada. Mehdi Boujrada, the brains behind Villa Jerada, imports organic olive oils from Morocco that happen to be produced … Continue reading
In May of 2017, I wrote a post about a wonderful visit we had to Domaine les Pentes de Barène in Tursan, an tiny wine growing region in the SW of France. I mentioned that our host, Gaelle Vergnes, … Continue reading
Please join us for our annual Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau at Le Pichet. Always the 3rd Thursday in November, 11/16 starting at 6pm No Cover Charge, No Reservations, Everyone is Welcome!
What: Viewing of televised Seattle Mayoral Debate When: Tuesday October 24, 2017, 6:30pm to 8pm Where: The front room at Café Presse Please join us for a viewing of the final Seattle Mayoral Debate before election day. No cover charge, … Continue reading