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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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Poulet au vin jaune

This recipe, which comes from the region of the Jura in the foothills of the Alps, is one of the marvels of French country cooking.  In France it is often made with the famous blue-footed chickens from nearby Bresse. Vin … Continue reading

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Poulet au vin jaune trial

Although I have cooked similar chicken dishes many times, I had until recently never actually cooked Poulet au Vin Jaune.  In fact, I had never even had the chance to tasted a real vin jaune from the Jura.  This may … Continue reading

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Jura Wine Dinner at Café Presse

Discover the unique and wonderful wines of the Jura, located in the foothills of the French Alps. Although little known in America, oenophiles consider the Vin Jaune de Jura one of the rare jewels of French wine making. Dieter Klippstein … Continue reading

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Have dinner “Chez Vous” on Valentine’s Day

Does a romantic dinner for two at home sound like a good idea this year? Don’t want to fight the crowds for a Valentine’s Day table? CAFE PRESSE HAS YOU COVERED! Café Presse St.-Valentine’s day Take Home Dinner for Two … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Take Home Dinner from Café Presse

Ring in 2016 at home, away from the crowds Choose dinner only or with a bottle of sparkling wine Includes party hats, noisemakers and confetti! Café Presse New Year’s Eve Take Home Dinner for Two Sardines grillées et sa rémoulade … Continue reading

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Fall menu starts at Café Presse

The new Fall menu started last Thursday at Café Presse with the traditional menu tasting for our staff.  We were all excited for the flavors of Fall after such a long hot summer and to see again some of our … Continue reading

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Chicken stock

This recipe for chicken stock differs from the classic method I learned for making stock during my time at the Ecole Ferrandi in Paris.  At Ferrandi, all the vegetables were carefully peeled and dices and the herbs and spices tied … Continue reading

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Poule au pot

Here is a photo of a very simple dinner we recently enjoyed:  poule au pot.  Not only is this one of the archetypical dishes of the southwest (remember the story of King Henry who promised “a chicken in every pot”?  … Continue reading

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Nancy Leson’s Perfect Valentine’s Dinner? Our roast chicken

During a recent interview on radio station KPLU, host Dick Stein asked former Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson what would constitute her perfect Valentine’s Day dinner.  Her reply?  Roasted chicken from Le Pichet or Cafe Presse. Well Nancy, your … Continue reading

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