Farms & Markets

  • Borough Market, Haters Gonna Hate, Eaters Gonna Love

    By Pasture Braised on July 16, 2013
    Borough Market is one of the best foodie shopping experiences in the world. The market also receives a fair dose of criticism for being too touristy, too expensive, and too exclusive. Those accusations aren’t all wrong, but skipping the Borough Market experience on a Tuesday, Friday or Saturday would be wrong. A Hella Popular Market Saturday is Borough Market’s largest (both […]
  • Is Rio de Janeiro Ready For the World? Part II Transportation & Food

    By Pasture Braised on June 18, 2013
    In the first part of the Is Rio de Janeiro Ready For the World? story we discussed the all-important details of safety and things to do in Rio. We’re rounding out the post with the equally important, if less big picture, issues of transportation and where to eat in Rio. Transportation | Getting Around Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro is […]
  • Farms and Markets: Mercado de San Pedro, Cusco Peru

    By Pasture Braised on April 18, 2013
    Just blocks from Cusco’s elegant Plaza de Armas, Mercado de San Pedro bustles with the air of a typical Peruvian market. Vendors sell everything from salted alpaca to birthday balloons to dried mescaline.  Mercado de San Pedro is one of Cusco’s most famous, most visited markets. It’s easily accessible on foot from the city center and thrives with local shoppers and tourist voyeurs seven days […]
  • Colombia Round Up, Part Two—The Best of Colombia

    By Pasture Braised on April 12, 2013
    Here are the highlights of our three weeks in Colombia. Despite the dark cloud that shadowed our visit and left us without several of our favourite photos, Colombia delivered some incredible experiences. Colombia Travel Highlights Cartagena, Colombia A beautiful sub-Caribbean city full of gorgeous views, colonial architecture, and amazing tropical fruits, Cartagena deserves it UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Home to Colombia’s largest […]
  • Seafood in Panama City at El Mercardo de Mariscos

    By Pasture Braised on March 16, 2013
    We were only in Panama City for a quick stint before heading off to the San Blas Islands; just long enough to tour the old town and see the Panama Canal. One of the things that made us wish we were staying just a little big longer was the seafood in Panama City and its famed El Mercardo de Mariscos. […]