The winter menu for 2017 started last Tuesday at Café Presse, and that means a new dessert menu as well. Here are photos the new desserts added by pastry chef Allyson Lanter.
Ring in 2017 chez vous, away from the crowds
Choose dinner only or with a bottle of sparkling wine
Includes party hats, noisemakers and confetti!
Take Home Dinner Menu for Two
Salade aux endives, aux noisettes et à la truite fumée maison
Red and white endives tossed with walnuts, apples, parsley and creamy cider-walnut vinaigrette, topped with house smoked trout filet
Poulet rôti, pommes frites et mayonnaise
Whole Washington State free-range chicken, roasted to your order, with pommes frites and mayonnaise
Galette aux pommes et sa crème anglais au rhum
Country-style apple tart with cinnamon-rum crème anglais
Available for Take-out only. Pre-order required.
Not available through any home delivery service.
Please call Cafe Presse at 206.709.7674 before 6pm on Friday December 30 to pre-order.
Your dinner will be ready to pick up at the time you choose New Year’s Eve between 5pm and 10pm
Tuesday November 29, 2016 6:30pm
Les hors d’œuvre
Presskopf, vinaigrette with shallots and mustard, sliced baguette
Mini bretzel stuffed with Munster-chive cream
Filet de carpe pochée au riesling, choux et choucroute
Poached carp filet, fresh cabbage, sauerkraut, apples and scallions, creamy Riesling sauce
Tourte au gibier et ses crudités
Ground venison and pork baked in puff pastry, served with marinated vegetable salads
Roїgabrageldi, palette fumée et salade verte
Potatoes slow cooked with onions, butter and cured pork belly, served with smoked pork collar and green salad
Kugelhopf aux fruits secs, glace aux noix
Traditional Alsatian yeasted holiday cake with dried fruits, served with walnut ice cream and powdered sugar
Dinner with paired wines $85 Dinner only $65
(price does not include tax or gratuity)
Reservations are limited for this special event
and available only by telephone 206.709.7674
Menu subject to change to accommodate product seasonality
Cafe Presse and Le Pichet are proud to invite you to a special dinner
|Le Pichet and Café Presse executive chef Jim Drohman recently spent a week visiting family, tasting wine and touring the countryside of this storybook beautiful region.
Come celebrate fall in Alsace with a family-style dinner inspired by the traditional dishes he tasted.
What: 5-course family-style dinner featuring dishes inspired by the region of Alsace paired the the region’s wonderful wines
When: Tuesday November 29, 2016, at 6:30pm sharp
Where: The back room at Café Presse
Cost: Dinner including wine $85 Dinner only $65
Places are limited for this special event.
Reservations by telephone only at 206.709.7674
Monday September 26, 2016 6pm to 7:30pm
On the big screen over the bar at Café Presse
No reservations No cover charge Everyone welcome.
And if politics is not your thing, no worries, the back room at Café Presse will be a politics-free zone all evening (although we can’t control your dinner conversation!).
Both Café Presse and Le Pichet will be open regular hours on Labor Day, Monday September 5th, 2016. Hope to see you there!
Cafe Presse open 7am to 2am
Le Pichet open 8am to 12midnight
See all the Presidential Debates live on the big screen At Café Presse.
No Cover. No Reservations. Everyone Welcome!
Fixed priced menu available every Tuesday from 11am to 10pm.
Bibb lettuce salade with hazelnut vinaigrette
Petite assiette de jambon de Bayonne
Appetizer portion of air dried country ham from the French Basque countries, with cornichons
Sandwich ventrêche et piperade, pommes frites
Seared house-cured pork belly and Basque sweet pepper ragout on baguette, served with pommes frites
Fallafels, salade aux melons, aux concombres et aux figues
Crispy chickpea fritters, summer melon, cucumbers, red onion, figs, yogurt-honey dressing and harissa
Glace ou sorbet du jour
Two scoops of ice cream or sorbet of the day served with a cookie; ask your server for today’s flavors
Assiette de biscuits sucrés
A selection of house made cookies
No substitutions for this special menu…thanks for your understanding!
Café Presse and Le Pichet invite you to fete
Summer in the Pays Basque
Tuesday August 30, 2016 6:30pm
Dinner including wine $75 per person
Les hors d’œuvres
Croquettas with spinach and Oussa Iraty cheese
Vinegar-cured anchovy filet, nectarine-basil tartare, sherry, hazelnuts, grilled baguette
Eggs scrambled with piperade, grilled jambon de bayonne, baguette slice
Salade aux tomates, a la morue, a la sarriette et ses œufs pochés
Mixed tomato salad garnished with salt cod, walnuts, summer savory, lemon-piment d’Espelette vinaigrette and poached egg
Calamars et palourdes à la sauce verte
Penn Cove clams and Pacific calamari sautéed with Txokoli and soft herbs
Haricots rouge mijoté aux blettes, garnitures au porc, piments en vinaigre
Red beans simmered with Basque cider, chard, peppers and smoked paprika, garnished with grilled pork collar, ribs, boudin basque and pickled guindilla peppers
Natillas aux pêches
Basque poured custard flavored with honey, lemon and cinnamon, peaches and almond short breads
Space is limited for the special event. Please call to reserve your place.
Cafe Presse 206.709.7674