In the final days of 1949, a few years before Ray Kroc and Glenn Bell would change the American diet forever, two Swiss-Peruvians named Roger Schuler and Franz Ulrich opened a restaurant in Lima that would become as influential in Peru as McDonald's and Taco Bell have become here. At La Granja Azul, Schuler and Ulrich introduced a rotating spit that could roast dozens of chickens at one time over carob-wood charcoal. Over the coming decades, competitors emerged — first a few, then thousands — and today pollo a la brasa, served with fries and a green salad on the side, is part of Peru's... More >>>