We’re joined this week by independent chef & good food proponent Ben Kramer. We’re gonna tuck into some deep cooking chat while drinking Hit the Deck New England IPA by Fernie Brewing.

Show Notes

00:00 – Introduction
01:06 – Hit the Deck New England IPA by Fernie Brewing
03:15 – Early #cooklife
07:00 – Coming to Winnipeg
08:30 – Accidentally ethical
11:00 – Devaluing “local”
15:30 – AB InBev “craft” beer
17:00 – Deceptive food/beer marketing
20:00 – Why local is more expensive
25:00 – Ingredients first, then the menu
26:30 – The restaurant dream, or lack thereof
30:00 – Food business dark side
32:00 – Rockhopper IPA from Jasper Brewing [BC]
36:50 – Challenges of freedom
44:45 – Wrap-up