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Corsican Cellars

If you love all the cheeses we use on our menu and cheese board at Le Pichet and Café Presse, you likely have Olivier Boye to thank for them.  We get most of our cheeses from him, including the raw … Continue reading

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Caviar from Aquitaine

Ever heard of caviar that is raised in France?  With caviar from the Caspian Sea  being either too expensive or morally murky ( Caspian Sea sturgeons have been on the endangered species list for a while) or just plain unavailable, … Continue reading

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Farm Table Report – University Market May 26

9am Saturday at the University Farmers Market Memorial Day Weekend and the weather feels almost like summer.  Even at 9am, the air is warm, no breeze, few clouds. I took the old number 43 bus to the University Farmer’s Market … Continue reading

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Le Pichet to feature the cheeses of Ferme Kukulu

What:  Exclusive Selection of the Cheeses of Ferme Kukulu When:  Beginning May 19, 2012 Where:  At Le Pichet In March of this year, I was lucky enough to have the chance to visit Ferme Kukulu in the French Basque Countries.  … Continue reading

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Ferme KUKULU in Espelette

During a recent visit to the Southwest of France, we visited one of the artisan cheese makers who’s cheeses we are lucky enough to feature on our cheese board at both Le Pichet and Cafe Presse.  Ferme Kukulu is located … Continue reading

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Grass Fed New York Strip at Cafe Presse

New to the menu at Cafe Presse:  We are now featuring grass fed New York Strip steak for our Steak Frites.  This great tasting steak comes to us from Northwest Grass Fed Beef, a collective of small ranchers in Washington, … Continue reading

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The Fall Harvest Season Arrives at the Pike Place Market

When I think of the growing season in Seattle from the distance of the winter, I often make the mistake of associating July and August with height of the harvest.  This year especially, because of the very mild summer, spending … Continue reading

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New local source for Grass Fed Beef

You may have heard that Thundering Hooves Ranch closed in March 2011.  Over the last few years, Thundering Hooves Ranch, located in Walla Walla, has become one the the premier producers of sustainably raised, all grass fed natural beef and … Continue reading

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Franks Produce reopens in the Pike Place Market

Frank’s Quality Produce re-0pened on June 15, 2011 after a winter and spring long  closure that was required so that  earthquake retrofits  could be made in Seattle’s Pike Place Market.  Frank’s Quality Produce is a longtime market resident, with members … Continue reading

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