Local Legends

  • Cevicheria Lima — 5 Tasty Spots to Get Your Ceviche Fix

    By Pasture Braised on May 14, 2013
    Ceviche is the Peruvian national lunch. In Lima, we could (did, and will continue to) eat it morning, noon, and night. Here are five of our favourite spots to enjoy the real deal. 1. Canta Rana, Barranco Located in Lima’s bohemian Barranco district, aka our favorite neighborhood in Lima, Canta Rana is one part cevicheria, one part sports bar (there’s only one 27” TV […]
  • Sugar and Spice Boquete — Love, bread, and pastries baked fresh in Boquete, Panama

    By Pasture Braised on March 5, 2013
    Sugar and Spice Boquete brings fresh breads and Euro-American pastries to Panama’s highlands Sugar and Spice Boquete first crossed our radar at our hostel in David, Panama. Two new friends who had just come from Boquete weren’t talking about hiking or hot springs, they were waxing lyrical about Sugar and Spice Boquete. After 10 minutes of recounting every single bite of food they managed […]
  • Q&A: Stuart Brioza & Nicole Krasinski, State Bird Provisions

    By Pasture Braised on February 14, 2013
    San Francisco’s leading culinary couple discuss food, travel, and the philosophy of doing things their way. Perhaps the only thing more pleasurable than dining at State Bird Provisions, otherwise knows as America’s Best New Restaurant, is talking with Chef Proprietors, Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski. Stuart and Nicole embody so much of what we love about the Bay Area food […]
  • Steel String Brewery — It’s Beer O’Clock in Carrboro

    By Natalie on February 7, 2013
    The driven boys behind Carrboro’s soon-to-be favourite craft brewery preview their rad space and a tasty sample of things to come at Steel String Brewery While I was in North Carolina over the holidays, I had the pleasure of meeting three of the four founding members of Steel String Brewery in Carrboro, NC. Head Brewer Will Isley (aka Brew Czar) invited me […]