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.
Now through August 20th, you can learn about jazz in all its permutations, and how it set off a new era in America. 2 E. 91st St.
If you love food, music or Jamaica, this is the festival for you. Now in it's seventh year, the Jamaican Jerk Festival is full of dancing, eating and celebrating all things jerk. Sunday, July 23, Roy Wilkins Park, Queens.
Alice Gregory at The New York Times takes a pastry tour through Vienna, learning about it's unsavory history in the process.
Apparently there was like, five minutes where the TSA wanted to look through people's food and books. No longer! Bring all the communist manifestos you please on your next flight.
Notice how food halls are popping up everywhere? Not a coincidence. Henry Grabar at Slate explains why food courts are out and food halls are in.
Having lots of family and friends around to feed is a blessing, but all of the prep and work that comes with it can feel like a curse. Jennifer Steinhauer at The New York Times walks you through the process, ensuring a headache-free end.
The last thing I want to do during the summer in New York is turn my oven on. But I really love cheesecake. What to do? Turn to this guide from Serious Eats, of course!
What is it about curling up in a chair and reading a good cookbook (or food blog)? Tejal Rao at The New York Times shares her story of moving from England to France at a young age and how cookbooks got her through.
A slideshow of photographs featured in a group show at the Robert Mann Gallery, all about ice cream in its simplest form.
Olivia Bloom at Food52 profiles Seedlip, a non-alcoholic spirit and how it came to be. Bonus: you can buy it right now at the Food52 shop.
Maeve Higgins, hilarious Irish comedian, spends each episode talking with those who have experienced, or are currently experiencing, what it's like to be an immigrant in America. Especially at times like these, this podcast feels all the more necessary.
If you live in Israel or will be visiting there soon, please go here for me and buy all of the amazing vegan items they have to offer. If apparition existed outside of Harry Potter you know exactly where I'd be.
I don't have Twitter, but this account is making me dangerously close to getting one. The feed is full of cat videos, including cats playing board games and cats wearing fruit-themed hats. Like, what else could you possibly need on the Internet?