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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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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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