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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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New Year’s Eve Take-out Dinner from Café Presse

Does a romantic New Year’s Eve at home sound like a good idea this year? Ring in 2018 chez vous, away from the crowds Choose dinner only or with a bottle of sparkling wine Includes party hats, noisemakers and confetti! … Continue reading

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Penn Cove Shellfish

Penn Cove Shellfish was established in 1975 by the Jefferds family in Coupville, Whidbey Island, and is the oldest commercial mussel farm in the United States.  Today, the Jefferds are still hard at work producing some the best sustainably farmed … Continue reading

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It’s Columbia River crayfish season

The Columbia River crayfish season has started and we have them at Café Presse! This freshwater delicacy is usually more closely associated with the bayous of Louisiana than with the Pacific Northwest, and the Colombia river  season is short.  But … 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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Now on the menu at Le Pichet

Le Pichet chef de cuisine Dave Cooper has added new summer dishes to the menu! Check out our current menu here.  

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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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