Welcome back to Baker's Dozen! This week we have a spicy food festival, a guide to British buns, salty licorice, donut power and more. Read all about it down below.
On October 21 from 12:00-6:00, head to the Hester Street Fair for art from 20 artists, amazing food, projects and exhibits. The fair aims to create an affordable, inclusive space for artists to share their work and ideas. Seward Park at Essex & Hester, NY NY.
The Bronx Zoo is holding their annual Halloween celebrations, and on weekends from September 30 to October 29, you can go to their haunted forest and candy trail, drink beer and wear your favorite costume. 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx NY.
If you love eating spicy food till your tongue feels like it's going to fall off, this festival is for you. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn NY.
That doesn't mean you should eat it, though.
Doesn't make chopping them any less painful.
A look into why some foods make our mouths feel like they're on fire, while others turn our mouths into ice caves.
A list of super inspiring and amazing women in the food world, perfect for when you need motivation from some badass ladies.
The story of one man's journey from war-torn Sudan to owning his own business.
With super cute illustrations!
As Western fast food companies spread out and franchise into developing countries, health issues, including obesity, are skyrocketing. An analysis from The New York Times.
Disease is a constant threat to cacao pods, which means that our uterus-soothing snack of choice is always at risk.
The term "salty licorice" makes me want to hide under my desk for all eternity, but this article was a great, funny read.
It's actual science, not just a pothead's musings!