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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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Sunday dinner in Orthez

Here is a portrait of a farm raised chicken that I recently roasted for a Sunday dinner while spending time in France.   This tasty critter was raised, free range and natural, on a farm just outside of Orthez that also … Continue reading

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New poultry inspection rules at Dept of Agriculture

According to a July 31, 2014 article in the New York Times, the US Department of Agriculture has just released new rules for inspections during processing of poultry.  Couple o’ highlights: 1)  Poultry processing plants will now be responsible for … Continue reading

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Le Pichet and Café Presse in the Media

Lots of good press for Le Pichet and Café Presse recently… In the March 2014 Seattle Magazine, Le Pichet was named “Best of the trend: Nose to Tail Dining”.  Cafe Presse was also sighted for honorable mention in the same … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken among Zagat’s “8 Biggest Cuts of Meat in Seattle”

Zagat is big on big cuts of meat.  The proof is a series of recent articles featuring restaurant meat dishes from around the country sized for the Paleolithic man in all of us (check out these Zagat articles on Houston, … Continue reading

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