The owners of Monterey’s Captain + Stoker are way into two wheels. Evidence is on the walls of couple Wendy and Peterson’s new cafe: a map that traces road-bike routes, and a 1970s tandem bike. Other bikes hang from the ceiling. A nod to bicycling is also in the name which refers to the two positions on a tandem.
And what of the coffee? If this is any indication … The couple sailed a 2.5-ton roaster from Hawaii, acquired two Rocket espresso machines from Italy, and tapped the best roasters and baristas in the industry, according to a story in Monterey Weekly. Not serious enough? Rumor has it that customers will also be able to choose varying degrees of milk for the coffee.
The renovated space, formerly a German sausage shop, now incorporates roll-up windows that face Jacks Park. Cue the sunshine and fresh ocean breezes. And mmm, smell the coffee.
Captain + Stoker’s planned opening is April 22, 2018.
Photos Courtesy of Captain + Stoker