Nico Vera


Nico Vera is a writer, chef, photographer, and mixologist from Lima, Peru. He’s contributed stories and photography on Peru’s food and drink culture to Whetstone, The Bold Italic, New Worlder, Imbibe, and Eaten. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Nico and his girlfriend Alec enjoy exploring mountain trails, dancing to Latin music, growing vegetables in their garden, cooking vegan meals for friends and family, and playing world rhythms on guitar and drums. Find him at or @piscotrail.