Tag Archives: Wine
Here is a photo of a very simple dinner we recently enjoyed: poule au pot. Not only is this one of the archetypical dishes of the southwest (remember the story of King Henry who promised “a chicken in every pot”? … Continue reading
Now at Café Presse and Le Pichet…our house made Vin Chaud. Vin chaud is the hot mulled wine of France, traditionally served during the Holidays and any time that its cold and damp out. I worked under a chef in … Continue reading
Le Pichet’s Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau kicks off tonight at 6pm. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there. But if parties are not your style, you can still drop by Cafe Presse to sample the first new … Continue reading
The tiny Basque town of Irouleguy and its red roofed church are perched in the foothills of the Atlantic Pyrenees almost within sight of the Bay of Biscay. The vineyards that make up the AOC encircle the town, lining the … Continue reading
What: Le Pichet’s 15th annual Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau When: Thursday November 20, 2014, from 6pm until late Where: Le Pichet, 1933 1st Avenue Le Pichet’s celebration of the first new wine of the year, which will mark its 15th … Continue reading
The Seattle Times calls Vin Expresse, Cafe Presse’s Paris-style happy hour “the best kept Happy Hour secret on Capitol Hill”…read the article here.
Finally, after many days of waiting, the red wine vinegar in our barrel at Le Pichet is ready for use. As described in an earlier post, last October we started a batch of vinegar using an old 3o liter oak … Continue reading
The Beaujolais Nouveau arrives today! Hope to see you at tonight’s party at Le Pichet.
What: Le Pichet’s 14th annual Fête de Beaujolais NouveauWhen: Thursday November 21, 2013, from 6pm until late Where: Le Pichet, 1933 1st Avenue Le Pichet’s celebration of the first new wine of the year, which will mark its 14th year … Continue reading