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January 2015 Cooking Class: Garbure Béarnaise Workshop

What:  “Garbure Béarnaise Workshop” Cooking Class and Supper presented by Chef James Drohman (each session limited to 16 students)  When: Three different sessions of this class will be offered:   Saturday January 24, 2015, 12:noon to 3:30pm or Tuesday January … Continue reading

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Join Le Pichet at the 1900 1st Ave Block Party

Come by and see us at the  “1900 1st Ave Block Party”, Sunday August 10 from 1 to 5pm.  We will be selling taste-sized samples of a special Market inspired dish at our curbside stand, with 100% of the price … Continue reading

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Cooking Demonstration in the Pike Place Market

What:  Cooking demonstration and tasting by Le Pichet and Cafe Presse Executive Chef Jim Drohman as part of the Chefs on the Cobblestones series When:  Sunday June 22, 2014, from 2pm to 3pm Where:  The Pike Place Market demonstration stand, … Continue reading

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Spring Menu now at Cafe Presse

The Spring 2014 menu at Cafe Presse was rolled out on Tuesday April 8, 2014.  If you haven’t had a chance to come by and try it yourself, here are some photos of several of the dishes…Hope you will come … Continue reading

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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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