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.
Free jazz and an amazing view of the water? Can't really get better than that. August 11 and August 18. West Street @ W. 10th.
Head to Flushing Meadows Park on August 12 or 13 for a day of dragon boat races, traditional Chinese music and dance, and a "culturally diverse menu." This is its 27th year! Flushing Meadows Park, Queens, NY.
Love beer and wine? Love drinking three days in a row? This festival is for you! On August 11-13, Tap + Cork will be hosting a slew of events with breweries and wineries, featuring tastings and live entertainment. 1368 Fulton, Brooklyn.
An amazing piece of journalism from Annie Correal at The New York Times about the history and journey of bananas in NYC.
If you're deeply in love with your slow cooker, you should get to know it better. Learn all about its creator at Tablet.
Ever wonder why early fast food places were super space-agey? No? Well either way, this article from Munchies is super interesting for both food and space nerds alike.
If you too have a kitchen the size of a shoe box with limited room for, well, anything, read this guide from Food52 about which ingredients will give you the most meal options.
Sam Sifton from The New York Times builds a great argument for charring your vegetables to a tasty crisp.
I think this is more sad than anything else, but if you really love pizza but hate social interactions of any kind, this kind of food service might be for you.
In super cool, super dorky, kind of hilarious news, there's a new technology that consists of printing 3D fruits to basically narc on all the other fruits in box. How funny is that image? Read more at Munchies.
Around 3 million people of Turkish descent live in Germany, and many have built their lives in the neighborhood of Kreuzberg. Head to National Geographic for a list of restaurant recommendations in the area.
This episode of How I Built This, a show interviewing successful business men and women from my favorite podcast host Guy Raz, features Jenn Hyman, co-founder of Rent the Runway. She talks about determination, sexism in business and how Rent the Runway is more of a tech start-up than a fashion company. A fascinating listen, recommended by Alyssa's dad.
An inside look at life in the American prison system. Hosted by Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, who are currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, in partnership with Nigel Poor, an artist in the Bay area.