Now baking brioche at Le Pichet

Covid has changed a lot of things, one of which was that we at Le Pichet stopped making breakfast pastries because our limited hours did not include breakfast time.

But now that we are open at 10am, we have heard from a lot of you that you miss the croissants, pain au chocolats and brioche we used to make. As a first step in that directions, we are now, once again, making our fresh brioche each morning! We are only making a few each day right now but will increase as demand increases!

Is there anything better than warm brioche and butter?

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Raclette is back at Café Presse

You asked and we listened…Raclette Savoyarde is back at Café Presse!

As featured on the Food Networks “The Best thing I Ever Ate”, our raclette features raw milk mountain cheese from the French Alps, melted in a skillet and served with steamed yellow potatoes, cornichons, pickled onions, 2 kinds of ham and dried sausages.

And for non meat-eaters, we also offer a vegetarian version served with sliced winter pears, apples and walnuts.

The only question left is whether you’re a person who dips their potatoes in the cheese or a person who pours the cheese over the potatoes (count me as “pours” every time)

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Brandade is back at Café Presse

Now on the menu at Cafe Presse, Brandade Nimoise! This favorite from Provence is a warm puree of salt cod with garlic, olive oil, cream, thyme and Parmesan, served with marinated olives and grilled country bread.

And for you take-out fans, we are now offering our Brandade in a Bake-at-Home kit! Check out our website for full details on Take Out and Delivery options.

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Café Presse now open Thursdays

Now join us Thursday through Sunday for

In-house dining, including on the deck


Takeout orders and Wine To Go


Delivery with DoorDash and Caviar


Current hours of operation:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 8pm

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New croque for automn

Just added to the menu for fall at Café Pressse, our seasonal Croque d’Automne, with bechemel, gruyere, grilled portobello mushroom and roasted red onions…and it is vegetarian!

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Bake-at-Home Gratin Lyonnais

For years, our guests have been asking for our famous French onion soup to be available to eat at home. Now available for the first time, our Bake-at-Home Gratin Lyonnais Kit! Choose one or two portion sized for take out only. Available both from Le Pichet and Café Presse, order by phone or online by visiting our websites. All you need is an over proof bowl and an oven, we provide everything else including Bake-at-Home instructions.

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New to the menu at Café Presse

Just added to the menu at Café Presse this morning: Cold salad of marinated white beans, roasted Delicata squash and Brussel sprouts, black currants and kale-parsley pistou, served with your choice of grilled marinated Portobello mushroom VG or olive oil poached Alaskan Pollock filet.

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French Onion Soup returns Friday October 2nd!

This Friday at both Le Pichet and Café Presse!

Made with onions, garlic, chicken stock, sherry and thyme, topped with brown bread croutons and melted Comté  cheese, our famous soupe a l’oignon gratinée is an annual fall and winter favorite. 

New this year, we are offering Bake-at-Home onion soup kits!  You provide the oven and the baking dish, we provide the rest, including heating instructions! 

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New to the menu for Fall at Café Presse

Just added today to the menu at Cafe Presse: Salad of Belgian endive, Bosc pears, garlic croutons and creamy bleu cheese dressing. Choose the salad only (its vegetarian!) or opt to add slices of house smoked Muscovy duck breast. Miam Miam!

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Dine Out for Life at Le Pichet this Thursday!

Here at Le Pichet, we have always been big fans of Lifelong and and the great work they have done in our community for years. Remember the NW AIDS Foundation? Chicken Soup Brigade ? Evergreen Wellness Advocates? The Lifelong AIDS Foundation? All these make up what is now known simply as Lifelong.

Dining Out for Life is Lifelong’s biggest annual fundraiser and has become one of Seattle’s favorite culinary events. Usually, we ask you to dine with us, then we donate part of every dollar spent to Lifelong. However, this year is a little different…that’s an understatement! Because restaurants are hurting, Lifelong is not asking us to donate a portion of our sales. Instead, they want everyone to come out to support restaurants that support Lifelong! And hey, if you to learn more about what Lifelong does and make a donation to them as well, so much the better!

Le Pichet still has tables available on September 24 so call or email to reserve now!

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