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Now on the wine list at Le Pichet

Located near where the geological zones of the Bordelais and the Languedoc converge, the tiny wine region of Cabardès has always been a bit of an anomaly. Here, the vines of the two regions coexist and combine to make some … Continue reading

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Swiss Wine coming to Le Pichet

It may be a first: a Swiss wine is coming to the wine list at Le Pichet. Wine Director Joanne Herron says that Swiss wines are rare in the U.S. because the majority of wine produced in Switzerland is consumed … Continue reading

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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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Bringing back the Salmis

The February Chef’s Dinner at Cafe Presse is all about sparkling wine from the French countryside. Although many people think of sparkling wine for a toast, it can often be a struggle to find a place for bubbles during the … 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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Vin chaud for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again for our house made Vin Chaud, French-style hot mulled wine made with brandy, lemon, orange, honey and sweet winter spices. Just like at the Marché de Noël in France…Now at Le Pichet and Cafe … Continue reading

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M de Pentes de Barène

  In May of 2017, I wrote a post about a wonderful visit we had to Domaine les Pentes de Barène in Tursan, an tiny wine growing region in the SW of France.  I mentioned that our host, Gaelle Vergnes, … Continue reading

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Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau at Le Pichet

Please join us for our annual Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau at Le Pichet. Always the 3rd Thursday in November, 11/16 starting at 6pm No Cover Charge, No Reservations, Everyone is Welcome!

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Domaine les Pentes de Barène

If these bottles look familiar to you, it may be because you have ordered one before at Le Pichet or Cafe Presse, where this white wine from the Tursan region in  southwest France is one of our favorites.  I have … Continue reading

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Roasted parsnip soup, red wine braised beef shank, Fourme d’Ambert

This was the dish we served at the 2017 Bailey Boushay House Chef’s Dinner.  A good choices for either a warm, filling first course or, with a green salad, a light but satisfying supper during the cold winter months. Serves … Continue reading

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