Nico Vera

Nico Vera is a writer, chef, and photographer from Peru. When he’s not writing about his country’s food and drink culture, he loves to cook vegan food, play world rhythms on his hand drums, dance to Latin music, run on mountain trails, travel afar, and share adventures with his girlfriend Alec Zimmerman. Based in Portland, Oregon, he’s contributed stories, recipes, and photographs to Whetstone, Eaten, VegNews, The Bold Italic, New Worlder, and Imbibe.