Le Pichet

Help us Fête the Beaujolais Nouveau!


Join us at Le Pichet for a traditional café-style celebration
of the first new wine of 2016. 

Thursday November 17, 2016, 6pm till late

A selection of Beaujolais Nouveau by the glass, pichet or bottle

Special menu of traditional street food

Live music starting at 7pm

No reservations   No cover charge   Everyone welcome

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We’re open on Labor Day

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

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Bastille Day Fête at Le Pichet

Bastille Day 2016 at Le Pichet

Join us at Le Pichet as we celebrate the 227th year of the Révolution!

Everyone is welcome! No reservations and no cover charge.

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Spring Lamb & Asparagus Fête at Café Presse

It’s Spring in the Northwest! What more reason do we need to celebrate? How about
local asparagus and spring lamb? Café Presse and Le Pichet Executive chef Jim Drohman and Café Presse chef de cuisine Patrick MacWhorter are teaming up to prepare a 5 course menu to celebrate the season and these spring favorites. Wine director Joanne Herron has selected her favorite bottles from the newly arrived French rosés.

What:    5-course family-style dinner featuring lamb,asparagus and rosé
When:   Tuesday May 24, 2016, 6:30pm
Where: The back room at Café Presse
Cost:     Dinner including wine $75

Visit our website for complete menu and wines to be served.
Places are limited for this special event. Reservations 206.709.7674

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Raw Milk Cheese Apprection Day Line Up


As mentioned in an earlier post, Cafe Presse and Le Pichet are celebrating Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day with a special All Raw Milk selection of cheeses this Friday. Saturday and Sunday.

Here’s a list of the cheeses that will be include in our Raw Milk selection:


Comté AOC, 7 mois, Terroir de France Sélections
From the Jura region of France, made with 100% raw cow’s milk and cave aged for at least 7 months.  We use this delicious cheese in the preparation of many of the dishes on our menu.

Ossau Iraty Vallée d’Aspe AOC, Les Fermiers Basco-Bearnais
This farmstead cheese from the Vallée d’Aspe in the French Basque Pyrenees, is made with raw milk from the cheesemaker’s own herds.  Aged at least 6 months

Torta de cabra, Finca Don Mariano
Made from 100% raw goats milk in the region of the Fregenal de la Sierra (Extremadura), this Spanish farmstead cheese is aged in earthenware pots, resulting in a pungent rind and a flavorful interior.

 Le Ramier Roux, Le Ferme Ramier
Produced on a family owned and operated farm in the Tarn and Garonne region north of Toulouse, France.  This wash rind raw cow’s milk farmstead cheese is aged about 3 months, during which time the rind is washed daily with salt water.

 Forme d’Ambert AOC « l’Or des Domes », La Société Fromagère du Livradois
100% raw cow’s milk bleu cheese from the area around the town of Ambert in the region of the Auvergne in France. Aged at least 3 months, rich, creamy interior.

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Le Pichet closed on New Year’s Day

Le Pichet will be closed all day on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2016.  We will reopen on January 2nd for our regular hours from 8am to midnight.

If your looking for a place to eat on New Year’s Day, Cafe Presse will be open from 10am to 2am…check out their menu here.

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Join us on New Year’s Eve!

New Years Eve 2015

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Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau 2015 at Le Pichet

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Join us for Le Pichet’s annual Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau

Thursday November 19, 2015 from 6pm till late

Beaujolais Nouveau by the glass, pichet or bottle

Menu of traditional street food

Live music with:

La Foule 7pm    The Djangomatics 10pm

No Reservations, No Cover Charge, Everyone welcome!

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Le Pichet and Café Presse doing our own Restaurant Week

What:      Fixed price menus that beats Seattle Restaurant Week prices
When:     October 18 to 29, Sunday through Thursday
Where:    At Café Presse and Le Pichet, of course!

Café Presse and Le Pichet are not part of Seattle Restaurant Week, but we’re beating their prices! During Seattle Restaurant Week, we will be offering specially priced Prix Fixe Menus that do Restaurant Week one better!


Sunday through Thursday 11am to 10pm:    Make your choice from a special Mardi Prix Fixe menu of starters, main courses and desserts.

Entrée + Plat -or- Plat + Dessert                                   $19

Entree + Plat + Dessert                                                     $23

For reservations call Café Presse 206.709.7674


Sunday through Thursday, dinner only from 5:30pm to 10pm:
Select from our special 3-course Prixe Fixe Menu.

Entree + Plat + Dessert                                                     $28

For reservations call Café Presse 206.256.1499

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Le Pichet October prix fixe menu

“Better than Restaurant Week” Prix Fixe Menu

October 18 to 29, 2015 Sunday to Thursday, Dinner only 5:30pm to 10pm

3 courses for $28.00

Choice of:

Gâteau au foie de volaille
Smooth chicken liver terrine served with cornichons and two mustards
Salade verte
Bibb lettuce with mustard and hazelnut vinaigrette

Choice of:

Œuf de canard poché à l’huile d’olive, sa ratatouille et sa socca
Olive oil poached duck egg, on Provençal vegetable-tomato stew and a Nicoise chickpea flour crepe
Saucisse de Toulouse et son ragout aux lentilles
Toulouse-style pork-garlic sausage served on Puy lentils simmered with red wine, thyme, black currents and green chard

Choice of:

Glace ou sorbet du jour
Daily ice cream or sorbet; ask your server for today’s choices
Your choice of one ounce from today’s cheese board

For this special menu, no substitutions please.

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