Welcome to Baker's Dozen! This week, we have a giant crystal sculpture, mob cheese, insane myths about period cravings and more. Read all about it down below.
Celebrate Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday that pays respect to deceased ancestors, with Mano a Mano at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Included in the celebration will be live music, crafts and traditional foods. 11th St. and 2nd Ave. NY, NY.
An alternative to Columbus Day that celebrates the Native American culture, put on by the Redhawk Native American Arts Council. Live music and spoken word, guest speakers, art and food round out the event. Randall's Island, NY.
Looking to improve your cake making, decorating or baking skills? Head to Time Out New York's list of 9 amazing classes to take in NY.
Grubstreet's monthly list of the best places to eat and drink in NY.
And it's pink!
An article that follows a course at American University that takes learning outside of the classroom, and visits international restaurants to learn about various nations.
A story about the unsavory connection between pizza and the mob.
File this in the category of "but actually what-the-fuck."
Perfect for when you need some cider fun facts at your next party.
Food52 explores Joyce Chen's life, a chef who had a prolific career which included a TV show and cookbooks.
Blue Collar Cats, a program with the Humane Rescue Alliance, has introduced a new program of helping feral cats, and then having them give back by hunting rats.
Fat cats are certainly adorable, but cats with too much extra weight are in danger of developing numerous health problems.
An incredible story of how a group of friends started a juice bar to help their food-dessert community.