Café Presse Celebrates World Cup 2018

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Join us from June 14 to July 15

Thursday June 14 – Fête de la Coupe

What: A World Cup kickoff party!
  7am to 10am,  Kick-off match at 8am, host team Russia v Saudi Arabia

Start the World Cup right with breakfast & libations starting at 7am
Croques, frites, omelette, cocktail specials, free World Cup cake and more
Free Raffle to win a reservation for 6 at the World Cup Final including breakfast chosen by our chef.

Saturday June 16 – Fête Bleue

What: France’s first match followed by back to back matches until 4pm
  Saturday June 16 from 7:00am until 4:00 pm

A full day of matches starting at 7am with France v Australia
Breakfast tartine, pissaladiere, cocktails specials and more
Free Raffle to win a reservation for 6 at the World Cup Final including breakfast chosen by our chef.

Plus throughout the Tournament:

During all French team matches:
$14 bottles of white, red or rosé $10 cheese & charcuterie plate

During all afternoon replays:
$1.00 off Kronenbourg during all afternoon match replays

Special World Cup cocktail to benefit Fare Start (


Showing all matches starting at 7am.   Afternoon rebroadcast of big matches

For up-to-date match calendar visit our weekly event calendar

Ask your server for a free World Cup match schedule

Menu for June Chef’s Dinner

June 2018 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse:  Poule au pot Henri IV

Wednesday June 6, 2018


Poireaux vinaigrette aux coques et aux croutons
Penn Cove clams marinated with spring garlic and thyme, served cold with poached leeks, shellfish vinaigrette and butter fried croutons

Bouillon de poule, pâtes fraiches et beurre aux foies de volaille
Chicken-poaching bouillon served as a soup course with fava beans, peas, fresh noodles, tarragon and chicken liver butter

 La vraie poule au pot façon Henri Quatre
Farm chicken with bread-pork sausage-spinach stuffing poached in bouillon, served with sauce verte

 Fromage de brebis de vallée d’Aspe et sa salade aux cerises noires
Sheep’s milk tome from the Vallee d’Aspe, salad of bitter greens, Bing cherries and piment d’Espelette vinaigrette

Pastis landais et ses fraises de notre région
Orange scented yeasted cake from the region of les Landes, served with local strawberries and Armagnac crème anglais

Dinner including beverage* $75
*paired wines or non-alcoholic beverage

For this special event, No Substitutions Please.
Reservations by phone only at 206.709.7674
Price does not include Service Charge and WA State tax

June 2018 Chef’s Dinner

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Poule au pot Henri IV

Nearly everyone has heard the famous story of King Henri IV who promised “a chicken in every pot. What most people don’t know is that Henri IV came from the Bèarn and that his name is still attached to one of the region’s most famous dishes. Join us for a special chef’s dinner centered around a traditional Poule au pot Henri IV, celebrating the local farm produce of early summer.

What:     5-course family-style dinner
When:    Wednesday June 6, 2018 6:30pm sharp
Where:  The back room at Café Presse
Cost:      Dinner including  beverage* $75                

*your choice of paired wines or non-alcoholic beverages

Visit our website for complete menu
Reservations by telephone only at 206.709.7674
For this special event, NO SUBSTITUTIONS PLEASE
Price does not include service charge and WA State tax

Spring Menu starts at Café Presse

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Warm Yakima aspargus served with Dijon mustard cream, chives and cripy country ham

Cafe Presse chef de cuisine James O’Hern unveiled his new menu for Spring 2018 today with the traditional staff tasting.  The staff tasting is sort of a cross between a dinner party and a training class on all the details of the new menu; food, friends and lots of talk about the dishes.

Here are some photos to whet your appetite. Hope you will come by Cafe Presse soon to try the new dishes for yourself.

And watch this space for photos of the new dessert menu coming soon! Continue reading

Join us for French Conversation in 2018

2018 Dates for the French Conversation Table at Café Presse:

January:           03, 17, 31           July:              18 (no meeting on 7/4)
February:         14, 28                 August:         1, 15, 29
March:             14, 28                 September:   12, 26
April:                11, 25                 October:        10, 24
May:                 9, 23                   November:    7 (no meeting on 11/21)
June:                6, 20                   December:    5, 19

Every second Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, please join us for French conversation in the back room at Café Presse.   At each meeting, a French speaking facilitator will be on hand  to get the discussion rolling.  The Conversation Table is free and open to French speakers of all levels.  Hope to see you there!

And don’t forget that every day from 4pm to 6pm (including during the French Conversation Table!) you can enjoy our VinExpresse Happy Hour, when all in-house bottles of wine are available for take-out prices as well as special prices on wine-friendly snacks.

Two-sided totes now available

Two-sided totes, featuring Le Pichet and Cafe Presse logos, are 100% cotton canvas and made in America.

Two-sided totes, featuring Le Pichet and Cafe Presse logos, are 100% cotton canvas and made in America…lookin’ pretty stylish.

Just in at Cafe Presse and Le Pichet:  our two-sided cotton canvas totes featuring both the Le Pichet Cafe Presse logos.  Sized as a generous book or grocery bag, these totes are made of 100% natural cotton and are 100% made in America.  You can pick them up at Le Pichet or Cafe Presse for only $16 while supplies last.

Cafe Presse Does Private Events

Looking for a place to host a wedding dinner?  Special birthday party?  Family reunion? A brunch with co-workers?  A private party? 
The back room at Café Presse is available for  your private events throughout the day, all year long, any day of the week. 
We can seat up to 45 guests, and our Executive Chef will work with you to design the perfect menu, whether it be cocktails and hors d’œuvres, a casual buffet,  a family style supper, or a multi-course dinner.  Choose from our full selection of French country wines, beers and cocktails to accompany your  meal.

For information or to reserve the back room, please email us  at

Mardi Prix Fixe every Tuesday

Café Presse is proud to announce


Every Tuesday from 11am to 10pm

What:  A fixed price menu with your choice of 2 or 3 courses at a great price
When: Every Tuesday from 11am to 10pm
Where:  Café Presse of course!

Café Presse now offers a fixed price menu every Tuesday that lets YOU pick the number of courses you would like.  YOU make your choices from a special selection of seasonal dishes, then WE do the rest, all at a great price.

2 courses (starter + main course  or  main course + dessert)   $19
3 courses (starter + main course + dessert)                                 $25

PLUS:  Come in between 4pm and 6pm and also take advantage of Vin Expresse, when all bottles of wine are available in-house at our low take-out prices:  $9 to $15

For further information and reservations, call Café Presse at 206.709.7674

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Vin Expresse and After Hours – Two Great Happy Hours


Cafe Presse now has two great Happy Hours

Vin Expresse: Everyday from 4pm to 6pm
Our Paris-style wine happy hour
-All in-house bottles of wine available at Take-Out prices; all bottles from $9 and $15.
-Menu of wine-friendly snacks at special low prices.

Presse After Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11pm to 1:30am
Our late night happy hour
-Late night specials on Wine, Beer and Cocktails
-Great prices on croques, frites and more

For more information and menus, visit our website at