Dec 20, 2018
Roberto Copa Matos was a bio-chemist and a political Cuban refugee. Elizabeth Turnbull born in Haiti, was/is a publisher of rare books. How did this combination end up in Durham to produce a 100% farm to table, authentic Cuban restaurant in Durham, North Carolina. Written words do not do justice to the passion, integrity and respect for history these to have for their food but the spoken word does!
Listen in to discover the wonders of Cuban Cuisine, and classic Havana cocktail culture. Hear how a recipe book written by JP Legran and published in 1864 comes alive every night in the kitchen of COPA.
And get your wine & beer at https://trianglewineco.com Use promo code 'NCFB' at checkout!
Hospitality industry veterans, Max Trujillo and Matthew Weiss, get behind the scenes of North Carolina's burgeoning food and beverage culture. Hear from local chefs, sommelier's, distillers, farmers, brewers and the whole lot of them in the NC F&B podcast.
Max is a front-of-house vet/sommelier that moved from Los Angeles to North Carolina in 2013. Since moving to North Carolina, he's run restaurants, designed wine programs and builds craft cocktail menus.
Matthew is a certified sommelier from New York. His experience ranges from restaurant/bar to importing some of the finest wines in the world. He moved his family to North Carolina two years ago and works as a wine distributor.
Eat & Drink Merrily!