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The adventure in the Pays Basque comes to an end. Wherein Pat goes to the Fête de Bayonne

In addition to his visits to see artisan cheese maker, production of salt at Salies de Bearn and traditional methods of making jambon de Bayonne in Hagetmau, Café Presse chef de cuisine Patrick MacWhorter finished his trip to France at … Continue reading

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Summer Chef’s Dinner photos

The Summer 2016 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse was last Tuesday and we had a great time! The theme for the dinner was “Summer in the Pays Basque” and the menu took its inspiration from the recent trip to the … Continue reading

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Menu for August Chef’s Dinner at Cafe Presse

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, … Continue reading

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A chef in the Pays Basque

For 5 days in July, Café Presse Chef de Cuisine Patrick MacWhorter visited the French Basque countries as the guest of Société Agour,  a producer of traditional Basque cheeses and jambon de Bayonne.  During this time, Pat had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Buttermilk fried chicken livers on bean and pea salad

This dish is currently featured on the menu at Cafe Presse (summer 2016). This recipe makes enough for 4 starter sized salads. Note that the dressing recipe makes more than you will need for 4 servings but making a smaller … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2016

The 2016 edition of the Tour de France kicks off from Mont Saint-Michel on Saturday July 2nd and finishes on the Champs Elysée on Sunday July 24th. Café Presse will be showing every stage on the big screen over the … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Special at Cafe Presse

Today’s special at Café Presse combines lovage from our own garden with morel mushrooms:  Creamy potato-leek-lovage soup garnished with morel mushroom and Comté beignets For those not familiar with lovage, it is an herb that has a flavor similar to … Continue reading

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Let us do the cooking!

Too hot to turn on the oven at home?  Let us cook a chicken for you, to enjoy either here at Café Presse or to take  “chez vous”.  You can choose a cold half-chicken served with mayonnaise and salad  or … Continue reading

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Menu for Spring Lamb & Asparagus Fête

Café Presse and Le Pichet invite you to celebrate Spring! Spring Lamb & Asparagus Fête Menu Tuesday May 24, 2016, 6:30pm  Dinner including five paired wines  $75 Les hors d’œuvres Asparagus tart with chèvre and smoked lamb lardons Warm asparagus-potato-leek … Continue reading

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Spring menu at Café Presse

The spring menu 2016 has launched at Cafe Presse!  Chef de Cuisine Patrick MacWhorter started the new menu on Thursday 4/7 with the traditional tastding for the waitstaff.  Here are a few photos submitted for your approval:

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