Welcome to Bakers Dozen! Each week we share with you what we’re reading, listening to, seeing and doing. While a lot of this stuff will be about or related to food, we also like to read about other goings-on in the world. We’d love to know what you find interesting - let us know what you’re up to at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Has it felt like your commute on public transit is taking longer than normal? You aren't alone - apparently in major cities across the countries commuters have been experiencing extreme delays. Learn how to deal with your terrible train ride at the Wall Street Journal.
Why do so many sports team use the color gold? Learn the fascinating psychology behind the color at The New York Times.
Paulina Porizkova at The New York Times shares her journey from Czechoslovakia to Sweden and ultimately the US, and how it impacted her identity as a feminist.
Want to host a dinner party but are afraid of the stress? Laura Rysman at The New York Times walks you through a dinner party, Italian style - no stress, all delicious.
If you're going to eat Nutella straight from the jar on your couch after work, you might as well get to know it first. Learn all about the history of the heavenly spread over at Serious Eats.
Nicole Taylor at The New York Times shares the history and culinary traditions of Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the day in 1865 when a Union general announced that slavery had been abolished.
Tu parle francais? Who cares! Well, the Quebecois do, but you can still go to Montreal's amazing food markets without knowing much beyond "merci." Eric Rosen at National Geographic walks you through it.
The Brooklyn cat cafe is a magical place on its own; the fact that you can do yoga there with the cats makes it even more majestic. Check out their calendar to see what's going on.
If you live in New York (or are visiting soon!), check out the brand new DeKalb Market Hall - there are already so many vendors open (a few even open at 7:00 AM for the early birds), and there are more to come. Definitely something to add to your summer to-do list.
First New York had an Ice Cream Museum, and now we're getting an Ice Cream Carnival. We're pretty lucky, aren't we? Opens June 21st through the whole summer.
Take out eating into your bank account? Head to the JCC Manhattan on Wednesday, June 28th to learn all about how to make your own Indian food.
Drink wine excessively but know nothing about it? Read everything you could possibly need to know about wine right here.
This Chrome plug-in turns every picture of Donald Trump on the internet into a kitten. Hard times call for cute kittens.