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April 2014 Corner Table Dinner

What: Family-style dinner at Café Presse When: Tuesday April 29, 2014, 6:30pm Where: The back room at Cafe Presse The menu for the April 2014 Corner Table has been set and will feature new dishes from our Spring 2014 menu!  … Continue reading

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Fall dishes at Le Pichet

Le Pichet Chef de Cuisine Jack Spiess added four new Fall dishes to the menu at last week.  Here are photos of each:        

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“La Belle Auberge”, Castegnede, France

Having grown up reading Elisabeth David, I have always been enchanted with her descriptions of the auberges that populated the countryside of France when she first visited in the 1940’s.  The kind of place that one happens across when driving … Continue reading

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Its Spring in the Béarn

While Seattle waits for the Spring produce, spring arrived a few weeks ago in the Béarn.  Asparagus, both white and green and as thick as my thumb mark the apex of the season.  Strawberries (strawberries!  We will be waiting  weeks … Continue reading

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Café Presse New Menu: Staff Tasting Photos

The new mid-Winter menu at Café Presse began today, Thursday January 17, 2013.  As we do for each new menu, this morning we had a staff tasting so that everyone in the kitchen can learn to prepare the dishes and … Continue reading

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Lamb neck

According to the old maxim, “a good friend is someone who sends you meat in the mail”.  Actually, that’s probably not an old maxim but something we made up other day in the kitchen at Le Pichet.  However, if it … Continue reading

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Fall dishes at Le Pichet

On October 4, 2012,  we added new Fall inspired dishes to the Le Pichet menu…check out photos here. Crispy buttermilk fried pork tongue served on carrot crudité with black currents, Italian parsley and a cumin-brandy vinaigrette.

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Best French Onions Soup in Seattle? The Weekly says its at Cafe Presse

A recent web article by Seattle Weekly food critic Hanna Raskin proposes to sort out once and for all the question of who makes the best French onion soup in Seattle.  After what (one can only assume) was an exhaustive … Continue reading

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New menu staff tasting at Cafe Presse

The winter menu at Cafe Presse is up and running as of 9a.m. this morning. The entire staff of Cafe Presse gathered this morning before service started (by the way, that’s pretty early for residents of Capitol Hill) to see, … Continue reading

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Garbure Béarnaise

The  region of the Béarn in the Pyrenees Atlantique has a rich culinary tradition, one that it shares in part with its neighbors.  To the north is Gascony, with its love all things duck, including the use of duck fat, … Continue reading

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