December 12, 2017 – Carmel is getting its own poke shop beginning Friday, when the Carmel Poke Co. opens at the Crossroads shopping center in the space formerly occupied by Island Taco.
“We’re very excited to be able to offer a very healthy and quick spot that’s going to be a great place for people from Carmel and Carmel Valley or people on their way to and from Big Sur,” says Alessia Ucelli, who owns the new eatery with her husband Brian Gorrell, a local fisherman.
Ucelli says they will feature as much local fish as possible, including Dungeness crab poke bowls and ceviche made with local cod when available.
Also on the menu is the original Hawaiian-style poke, which is much simpler than the bowls Californians have come to expect. Ucelli—who … Read More