196: Local food with Chef Ben Kramer
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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