Also new desserts for Summer at Cafe Presse!

Lime curd baked in a sweet pastry crust, with local raspberries and whipped cream

Summer menu means new desserts as well as savory dishes, and with all the summer fruits and berries, there is a wealth of choices for ingredients. Here are photos of the new summer desserts created by Café Presse pastry chef Allyson Lanter:

Profiteroles filled with hazelnut ice cream, served with warm chocolate sauce and candied hazelnuts
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Café Presse summer menu 2019

Salad of heirloom tomatoes, watermelon, dill-lemon vinaigrette, jambon de Bayonne and goat’s milk fresh cheese

Our new summer menu started last week at Café Presse and we are very proud of the new dishes! Here are some photos from the traditional new menu day all staff tasting:

Our seasonal croque with caramelized onions, chevre and black olive tapenade
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Celebrate Bastille Day at Le Pichet

Please join us at Le Pichet for our annual Bastille Day Party

Sunday July 14, 2019, from 6pm to Late

Live music at 7pm The Bric-a-Brac Duo 10pm The Greg Ruby 4

Menu of Paris street food

No Cover, No Reservations, Everyone welcome!

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New menu prep

Roasted red peppers for our new soup

Here at Café Presse, we are busy getting ready for the debut of our new summer menu that starts Wednesday June 26th!

Sweet corn, grilled and ready to garnish the red pepper soup
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Democratic Debates at Café Presse!

Join us for the first
DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY DEBATES

Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27

Viewing starts at 6:00 pm each night  

No reservations, no cover, everyone is welcome!

Checkout out our on-line event calendar  for up to date event information 

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Café Presse in the Washington Post

Thanks to the Washington Post for including Café Presse in their recently released “A Local’s guide to Seattle“!

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet

Boneless pork belly, stuffed with picholine olives, lemon, and Dijon mustard, slow roasted and served with creamy turnip purée, radishes, turnips and crushed anise seeds
Grilled grass-fed beef skirt steak, green peppercorn-cognac sauce, grilled broccoli rabe and orange-parsley-shallot gremolata
Washington natural free-range chicken roasted to order; Thumbelina carrots, favas, asparagus and tarragon with poultry jus
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Now on the menu at Le Pichet

Broiled Washington asparagus served with chopped white and yolk of hard cooked egg, herb-lemon crème fraiche and crispy shallots
Rabbit-pork terrine served with grain mustard and a salad of watercress, radishes and pickled rhubarb
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Women’s World Cup Kicks off this Friday!

Join us at Café Presse for the Kick Off Match!

France v South Korea

Friday June 7, 12noon

Free WWC 2019 match schedule cards

Food and beverage specials for every USA and every France match throughout the tournament

No reservations, no cover, everyone is welcome!  

Checkout out our on-line event calendar  for full match schedule

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Tile still underfoot at the Pike Place Market

My tile in the Arcade of the Pike Place Market is still going strong, if a little dirty (I scraped some gum off this tile before taking the photo!). The tiles, found throughout the main level , were originally sold and installed in the mid-80’s to raise funds for Market preservation and restoration. Over time, they have become such a part of the texture of the Market that people hardly notice them. This tile was purchased for me as a birthday present by my sister in 1985. We have both always been been big fans of the Market. I have had the very good fortune to work in the Market for 27 years, first at Campagne Restaurant then at Le Pichet.

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