Tag Archives: France

French Conversation in 2019

2019 Dates for the French Conversation Table at Café Presse: January:           02, 16, 30          July:               03, 17, 31 February:         13, 27                 August:           14, 28 March:             13, 27                  September:    11, 25 April:                … Continue reading

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Old and new favorite addresses in Toulouse

Passing through Toulouse has become a habit, as it is the closest major airport to our house in Orthez. For this reason, magnificent main dining room at Bibent on the Place des  Capitouls has become our go-to first meal in … Continue reading

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August Quarterly Dinner Photos

The August 2018 Quarterly Dinner at Cafe Presse featured a celebration of the food and festivals of the region of the Languedoc-Roussillon.  The dinner kicked off with a tapas and sangria reception featuring live Spanish guitar from local musician Jon … Continue reading

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Menu for August 2018 Quarterly Dinner

     Feria en Languedoc-Roussillon Menu Tuesday August 28, 2018, $60 per person  Buffet de tapas à la Feria A selection of small bites from the Languedoc-Roussillon: Anchovies stuffed with green olives Fougasse, rustic bread made with olive oil, black olives … Continue reading

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August 2018 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Feria en Languedoc-Roussillon! In the south of France, Feria is the word used for the summer festivals that bring together everyone in town to celebrate the season, good food and the sweetness of being alive.  The menu for our August … Continue reading

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Bastille Day T-shirts still available

If you missed your chance on Bastille Day to purchase our limited edition t-shirt celebrating the 16th anniversary of Le Pichet’s Fête de Quatorze Juillet, fret not…Yes they are still available! The shirts are 100% cotton, made in America and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Bastille Day at Le Pichet

Please join us for a cafe-style celebration of the  229th anniversary of la Révolution! Saturday July 14, 2018  6pm to late Special menu of Paris street food Live music with: 7pm Bric-a-Brac Duo 10pm Greg Ruby and the Auspicious Four … Continue reading

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Bar de la Relève, Marseille France

Bar de la Relève is located just 5 or 6 blocks from the Vieux Port but the steep hill climb that connects the two keeps the neighborhood a bit sheltered from the crush of tourists (by the way, stop at … Continue reading

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August 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

LA FIN DE CHANTIER! The roof work is almost done! Help us celebrate and see the back room improvements! With all the renovation work at Cafe Presse, it has seemed like a very long summer.  So we are marking the … Continue reading

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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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