Because he really likes this place:
"The people are great, the food is wonderful (the fries are easily the best in town). I had an absolute blast cooking there last year during the remodel," Janke wrote in an email.
He'll be working the front of the house most Tuesdays, and wrote to tout the restaurants' new brunch, which begins Oct. 11. There are also some new menu items, new wines and a new bar format being developed.
For most of us, Cremant is out of the way, in the lovely Madrona neighborhood. I'll make a point of getting in there soon. How about you?