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New for Winter at Le Pichet

Just added to the Le Pichet menu by chef de cuisine Vince Hall: Calamari, Penn Cove clams and mussels seared with parsley, garlic, jambon de Bayonne, piment d’Espelette and olive oil, with duck fat fingerling potatoes and a lemon wedge. … Continue reading

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Winter Menu at Café Presse

Café Presse Chef de Cuisine James O’Hern has rolled out his Winter 2020 menu full of dishes that will warm you up on a cold winter day. Here as some photos to whet your appetite. You can check out our … Continue reading

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New dishes for fall at Le Pichet

If you are feeling the draw of fall food, Chef de Cuisine Vince Hall has just added a trio of dishes to the menu at Le Pichet that will fit the bill perfectly. Enjoy!

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Lunch in Orthez

After many hours of travel, finally the arrival in Orthez. For a simple lunch, crevette rose from Saint-Jean-de-Luz and freshly made mayonnaise. Deep sign!

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February Chef’s Dinner photos

Our Quarterly Chef’s Dinner took place at Cafe Presse last evening and frankly it was a blast. The theme for February’s dinner was  “Celebrate Sparkles” and  it offered a great opportunity both to try some of the lesser-known sparking wine … Continue reading

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“Celebrate Sparkles” Dinner Menu

Tuesday February 26, 2019  Menu Les amuse bouches Mimolette and bacon gougères warm from the oven Black cod tartare, pink grapefruit, chervil, shallots on house-made buckwheat baguette ~ Potage aux légumes d’hiver et son consommé aux crevettes Shellfish consommé with … Continue reading

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New to the menu at Le Pichet

Terrine de sardines et de betteraves et sa crème fraiche à l’aneth Sardine-roasted beet terrine, served with lemon-dill crème fraiche and grilled country bread Salade de boulgour aux herbes et à la roquette,crevettes confites à l’huile Olive oil poached wild … Continue reading

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Periwinkles

Getting ready for tomorrow’s Quarterly Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse includes preparing periwinnkes.  Know as bigorneaux in France, small sea snails are poached then picked straight from the shell using a pin and dunked in mayonnaise.  Accompanied by a glass … Continue reading

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March 2018 Chef’s Dinner Menu

March 2018 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse Fin d’Hiver en Normandie Tuesday March 20, 2018  MENU Huitres crues au citron, bigorneaux mayonnaise, crevettes rosé au beurre à l’ail Local oysters raw on the half shell with lemon; periwinkles and whelks … Continue reading

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Winter Menu at Café Presse

Our winter menu 2018 started yesterday at Café Presse and we are really excited about it!   In addition to the dishes shown here, this change marked the return to our menu of two of our cold weather favorites:  Raclette Savoyarde … Continue reading

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