Chef Patrice Rames Introduces Le Petit Cafe & More!

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012


Chef Patrice Rames Introduces Le Petit Cafe!

Chef Patrice Rames of Bistro St Tropez  is happy to introduce Le Petit Cafe on the first floor of the Market Place Design Center at 2400 Market Street. The Petit Cafe will serve quick-breakfast and lunch options including salads, soups, croissants and sandwiches. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm. Call (215) 569-9269 for more information.

Le Petit Cafe Menu

 Featuring house-brewed Illy coffee, cappuccino and espresso

LE MATIN (the morning)

Croissant   2.50
Pain au chocolat   3
Pain au raisin   3
Pain cinnamon   3
Bagel, butter, house-made jam   1.75
Bagel, cream cheese   2.25
Apple turnover   2
Chocolate twist   2
Muffin   2
Umpqua oatmeal   3.75
Eggle, bagel, hard egg, American cheese, pesto   3.50
Fresh fruit cup   4
Greek yogurt, honey, granola   3.5
L’APRÉS-MIDI (after mid-day)
Soupe du Jour   3.50/4.95

Casse-croûte (offerings change regularly)   6.95
~ BLT, egg, avocado, multi-grain bread
~ Croque Monsieur, virginia ham, swiss cheese, béchamel, sourdough bread
~ Prosciutto, mozzarella, red onion, arugula, herb pesto, house-made focaccia
~ Tartine, black olive tapenade, vine tomato, basil, French sheep’s milk feta, baguette
~Oven-roast turkey, blue cheese spread, avocado, roasted pepper

~Roast beef, watercress, horseradish on baguette

Bistro quiche   4.95
Virginia ham, thyme, caramelized onion, gruyere

~ Caesar salad   5.95
~ Salad du jardin   5.95

~ Spinach and french green lentil salad 5.95
~ Greek salad 5.95…Add grilled chicken 1.50
~ Chickpea hummus with pita   4.25/6.95
~ Bistro méditerranéen tuna salad   3.75/6.50
~ Bistro cocotte chicken salad   3.75/6.5
~ Bistro-made herb cheese focaccia   3.75
~ Bistro-made spiced potato chips   0.99


3 & 5 Course Degustation Menus 

At Bistro St Tropez!

Chef Patrice Rames has designed two prix fixe Degustation Menus that feature some of his favorite dishes from the South of France. Guests can choose from a 5 course menu for $48 or a 3 course Tasting Menu for $28, plus tax and gratuity. Wine pairings are offered at $30 for 5 courses and $15 for 3 courses.

A la carte menu will also be offered. Call (215) 569-9269 reservations.

Sample Degustation Menu
5 courses 48 per person ~ wine pairing + 30
3 courses 28 per person (starter, main, dessert) ~ wine pairing + 15

Soupe du Jour
Creamy asparagus potage

Second Course
house-cured salmon with brioche French toast, cranberry chutney,

herbed goat cheese and ricotta quenelle

Main Course (choice of)

pan-roasted wild line caught alaskan halibut filet, spinach and onion compote sauce
Herbed and dijon mustard crusted rack of lamb, stuffed  zucchini,

potato gratin, green peppercorn sauce

Cheese Course
Bucheron (goat), seasonal fruit, croutons, walnut pralines


Puff pastry with vanilla ice cream, crème anglaise, fresh strawberries


 About Bistro St Tropez


Bistro St Tropez is a hidden treasure, tucked away in the interior of the Marketplace Design Center. The magnificent view overlooking the Schuylkill River includes the city’s greatest charms – the Cira Centre, 30th Street Station, the lights of the Market Street Bridge and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Bistro St Tropez is perfect for a romantic dinner for two or a get-together with friends.

Bistro St Tropez
2400 Market Street
Marketplace Design Center, 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103