Banana Hammock espresso stand in Washington to feature all-male crew

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by Chris Henry, Kitsap Sun

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. – Banana Hammock … there, we’ve said it.

Although the name of the newest espresso stand in Port Orchard, Wash., is titillating, the all-male crew of barristuds won’t be sporting skimpy Speedos.

“We’re going to be guys serving coffee in the classiest way we can,” owner Adam Lovejoy said. “The name is a little out there — Banana Hammock — but I don’t want everyone coming here thinking they’re going to see naked guys.”

BananaHammock_1395682912463_3667849_ver1.0_640_480Servers will wear Levi’s and sleeveless T-shirts — think Sylvester Stallone or, if you’re older, Marlon Brando.
There will be theme days, like Firefighter Fridays and Tactical Tuesdays — imagine a SWAT team whipping up your latte. Facebook friends of Banana Hammock Espresso can suggest their own theme ideas.

Lovejoy, 24, is investing his life savings in the yellow hut with the cheerful monkey logo. Inspections are underway and an April 10 grand opening is targeted.

The South Kitsap, Wash., native said the stand represents a fresh start. He made some “bad choices” when he was younger and has spent the past few years digging out.

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