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Vin Expresse and After Hours

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Cafe Presse now has two great Happy Hours

Vin Expresse: Everyday from 4pm to 6pm
Our Paris-style wine happy hour
-All in-house bottles of wine available at Take-Out prices; all bottles from $9 and $15.
-Menu of wine-friendly snacks at special low prices.

Presse After Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11pm to 1:30am
Our late night happy hour
-Late night specials on Wine, Beer and Cocktails
-Great prices on croques, frites and more

For more information and menus, visit our website at www.cafepresseseattle.com.

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Spring menu starts tomorrow at Café Presse

The new menu for Spring 2014 at Café Presse will be rolled out tomorrow,  Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 9am.   Here is a sneak peek of some of the new dish you will find:

Tourin blanchi
“Creamy sweet garlic soup, bleu cheese croutons, marinated spring onions”

Asperge, confit de thon, œuf mollet
“House preserved albacore tuna, Yakima asparagus, soft cooked egg, creamy tarragon vinaigrette”

Caille croustillant, sa salade aux pommes de terre rôties et au lard fumé “Buttermilk fried quail, warm salad of roasted potatoes, green beans, bacon and red onion, smoked paprika mayonnaise”

Saucisse à l’agneau et au porc, ragoût vert aux haricots blancs
“Grilled lamb-pork sausage, spring white bean stew with asparagus, spinach, scallions and mint pistou butter”

Mousse glacée au citron, compote à la rhubarbe
Frozen lemon mousse terrine with rhubarb compote and whipped cream”

And much more…

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April 2014 Corner Table Dinner

What: Family-style dinner at Café Presse
When: Tuesday April 29, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: The back room at Cafe Presse

The menu for the April 2014 Corner Table has been set and will feature new dishes from our Spring 2014 menu!  The next Corner Table dinner at Café Presse is scheduled for Tuesday April 29, 2014 at 6:30pm.  Space is limited and by reservation only so call today to save your place.

The Corner Table is a fixed price dinner designed to celebrate the changing season and the conviviality of the table. The meal will include 3 courses from Cafe Presse’s seasonal menu presented in the traditional style that one might be served if invited to the home of a French family. The meal will also include French country wines selected by wine manager Joanne Herron. It’s not about connoisseurship or solemn swirling and sniffing. Instead, come celebrate the best that the season has to offer and the simple pleasure of gathering together with good things to eat and drink.  We hope you can join us.

This Month’s Menu

Tourin blanchi
“Creamy sweet garlic soup, bleu cheese croutons and marinated spring onions”

Caille croustillant, sa salade aux pommes de terre rôties et au lard fume
“Buttermilk fried quail, warm salad of roasted potatoes, green beans, bacon and red onion, smoked paprika mayonnaise”

Tourteau poitevin et ses pruneaux marinés au Cognac
“Rich mascarpone cake,  dried plums simmered with honey, spices, red wine and Cognac”

$27 per person for the menu alone, $42 with wine (price does not include tax or gratuity)
Dinner begins promptly at 6:30pm.

For further information or reservations please call Café Presse at 206.709.7674.

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March 2014 Corner Table Menu

What: Family-style dinner at Café Presse
When: Tuesday March 25, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: The back room at Cafe Presse

The menu for the Marche 2014 Corner Table is complete!  The next Corner Table dinner at Café Presse is scheduled for Tuesday March 25, 2014 at 6:30pm.  Space is limited and by reservation only so call today to save your place.

The Corner Table is a fixed price dinner designed to celebrate the changing season and the conviviality of the table. The meal will include 3 courses from Cafe Presse’s seasonal menu presented in the traditional style that one might be served if invited to the home of a French family. The meal will also include French country wines selected by wine manager Joanne Herron. It’s not about connoisseurship or solemn swirling and sniffing. Instead, come celebrate the best that the season has to offer and the simple pleasure of gathering together with good things to eat and drink.  We hope you can join us.

This Month’s Menu

Pois chiche, orange, crevettes
“Grilled head-on gulf shrimp on marinated chickpeas, red onions, orange and parsley”

              Saucisse à l’ail grillée et son ragoût aux lentilles et aux choux
“Grilled house-made smoked garlic sausage served on white cabbage braised with lentils, apple cider, bacon and sage”

Pain d’épice et sa crème Chantilly au citron
“Rich spice and candied ginger cake served with lemon whipped cream”

$28 per person for the menu alone, $43 with wine (price does not include tax or gratuity)

Dinner begins promptly at 6:30pm.

For further information or reservations please call Café Presse at 206.709.7674.

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Valentines Treats at Le Pichet

Looking for a sweet gift for you Valentine?

Le Pichet also has bags of our salted butter caramels wrapped and ready for giving.

caramels feb 2014

Unfortunately, all our dinner reservations on Valentines day at Le Pichet have been taken.  However, there are still a few tables available for dinner on Saturday and Sunday;  call right away if we can help with a reservation or if you would like to be on the waiting list.

Le Pichet 206 256-1499

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Catch me Live on KCTS Saturday February 8

Just a quick heads up that I will be doing a live cooking demonstrations this Saturday, February 8, 2013 on KCTS Cooks:  Chef’s Secrets on channel 9 from 11am to 3pm.  The show will feature restaurant chefs from around Washington, preparing some of their favorite dishes.

I will be cooking a dish that we are currently serving on the menu at Cafe Presse:  “Smoked pork – garlic sausage braised with lentils, cabbage and hard cider”

Although there are  not exact time slots for each chef, the staff at KCTS has told me that they expect me to be cooking at about noon.   And if you miss any of the recipes live, they will all be available on line at:

KCTS9.org/cooks  or YouTube.com/KCTS9

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February 2014 Corner Table Dinner at Cafe Presse

What: Family-style dinner at Café Presse
When: Tuesday February 25, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: The back room at Cafe Presse

The menu for the February 2014 Corner Table is complete!  The next Corner Table dinner at Café Presse is scheduled for Tuesday February 25, 2014 at 6:30pm.  Space is limited and by reservation only so call today to save your place.

The Corner Table is a fixed price dinner designed to celebrate the changing season and the conviviality of the table. The meal will include 3 courses from Cafe Presse’s seasonal menu presented in the traditional style that one might be served if invited to the home of a French family. The meal will also include French country wines selected by wine manager Joanne Herron. It’s not about connoisseurship or solemn swirling and sniffing. Instead, come celebrate the best that the season has to offer and the simple pleasure of gathering together with good things to eat and drink.  We hope you can join us.

This Month’s Menu

Chou nappa, jarret de porc, pommes
“Shredded pork shank, Napa cabbage, fennel, apples, remoulade dressing”

          Poisson au four et ses palourdes à la crème d’ail rôti
“White fish of the day baked with herbed bread crumbs; white beans, Penn Cove Clams, spinach and roasted garlic cream”

Chocolat chaud
“Parisian-style hot chocolate made to order and served with whipped cream”

$28 per person for the menu alone, $43 with wine (price does not include tax or gratuity)

Dinner begins promptly at 6:30pm.

For further information or reservations please call Café Presse at 206.709.7674.

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January 2014 Corner Table Dinner at Cafe Presse

What: Family-style dinner at Café Presse
When: Tuesday January 28, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: The back room at Cafe Presse

The menu for the January 2014 Corner Table is complete!  The next Corner Table dinner at Café Presse is scheduled for Tuesday January 28, 2014 at 6:30pm.  Space is limited and by reservation only so call today to save your place.

The Corner Table is a fixed price dinner designed to celebrate the changing season and the conviviality of the table. The meal will include 3 courses from Cafe Presse’s seasonal menu presented in the traditional style that one might be served if invited to the home of a French family. The meal will also include French country wines selected by wine manager Joanne Herron. It’s not about connoisseurship or solemn swirling and sniffing. Instead, come celebrate the best that the season has to offer and the simple pleasure of gathering together with good things to eat and drink.  We hope you can join us.

This Month’s Menu

Soupe carottes et aux marrons
“Roasted carrot-apple-chestnut soup, served with grain mustard cream”

Confit de canard au petit épeautre, moutard brune, et sauce au porto
“Crispy confit duck leg on a bed of faro, mustard greens and roasted parsnips, with port wine broth”

Riz au lait de coco et sa compote aux ananas
“Coconut rice pudding with pineapple compote and an almond cookie”

 

$28 per person for the menu alone, $43 with wine (price does not include tax or gratuity)

Dinner begins promptly at 6:30pm.

For further information or reservations please call Café Presse at 206.709.7674.

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All Night Happy Hour on NY Eve

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Celebrate the New Year at Cafe Presse with Vin Expresse.

Enjoy all bottles of wine from 4:00 PM until midnight at our low take out prices: $8 to $14 (including bubbles).

In addition to our regular menu, we will also offer a selection of small bites at special prices

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Cafe Presse open New Year’s Day

Cafe Presse will be open on New Year’s Day, Wednesday January 1, 2014, from 10am to 2am.  Come in and see us…we have things that will make that hangover go away.

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