Creme de la Creme [closed]


[Update 9/2011 – closed]
SE 43rd and Belmont
Hours: Wed-Sat, 11am-7pm

The Story:

Tucked in the back of Good Food Here, I spied an old 1960s school bus with a cool paint job and a great awning to protect us from the sun. Here housed Crème de la Crème, a cart which believes in “food for the people. Fine meats and cheese, butters and bread should be available to all.”

Crème de la Crème is a husband and wife team – Michael and Bianca Benson who adopted the former camper bus from JJ Wandler, a Seattle restaurant owner. Bianca and Michael drove the bus from Montana, I assume camping along the way and have adapted to be a food cart by gutting it and building a commercial kitchen inside. The menu is from the Seattle restaurant Gainsbourg which offers a French inspired cuisine. Bianca plans on adding items to the menu including chicken wing confit. That sounds amazing. By the way, the bus is named Charlotte. [Read more…]