Welcome to Baker's Dozen! This week we have a burlesque festival, pizza body language, naturally pink chocolate and more. Read all about it down below.


World’s Fair Nano

Head to the Brooklyn Expo Center on September 16 and 17 for drones, high-tech art, geeky food and more. 72 Noble St., Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival has been going on since September 11, but runs through the 17 - that means there are still plenty of literary events to attend! Check out the link above to find talkbacks with authors, book sellers and more. Multiple locations, click link for details.

The 15th Annual New York Burlesque Festival

If you've ever needed an excuse to pull out the fishnets and pasties hanging out at the back of your closet, here's your chance. Multiple locations, click link for details.


For Adam Gopnik, Breakfast is the Most Fraught Meal of the Day

A rundown of food writer Adam' Gopnik's weekly diet, one in a new series from Grub Street.

Oh, Honey!

With Rosh Hashana swiftly approaching, learn all about the food that'll start your [Jewish] new year on the sweetest of notes.

The Way You Eat Pizza Says a Lot About You, According to Body Language Experts

Another way to judge people, but this way has the bonus of pizza.

This Bar Wants You to Drink Garbage

Okay, not exactly, but this is a really cool lesson in using every part of cocktail version of the cow.

An Israeli Chef Looks to the Landscape

Chef Erez Komarovksy goes back to his roots to find new inspiration for his cuisine.

The Most Important Food Writer You’ve Never Heard Of

A book review from Food52 about the new Patience Gray biography, Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray.

How Do You Get a Name Like Pepper?

The history of how Chrissy Teigen's mom, Vilailuck, got the nickname "Pepper." Warning: majorly cute bulldog photos ahead.

Why You Should Add Olive Oil to Chocolate

Apparently when chocolate and olive oil combine, they become a superhero team that fights bad cholesterol and makes your heart healthier. All the more reason to "eat the damn cake."

This New “Ruby Chocolate” is a Charming Shade of Pink

The newest shade of chocolate since white chocolate, ruby chocolate is all natural and GORGEOUS. It even matches the blog!

Hemingway’s Six-Toed Cats Ride Out Hurricane Irma in Key West

In case you were concerned, the six-toed cats descended from cats owned by Ernest Hemmingway are safe and sound after Hurricane Irma.