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The Power of Community…and Cake

Feastly was lucky to get the inside scoop from Bettina Banayan, a French Culinary Institute student, who you may have seen or heard of as the well-dressed lady who chopped onions on the New York City subway in 2012. Well she is back in her latest social/food stunt with ‘Subway Cake Performance’ which has gained almost 240,000 views in a week! More importantly perhaps, is the light she sheds on the people around her and beyond – that food indeed is a catalyst for community, a show of kindness, and a tangible element of human interaction. Watch her video and read our interview with Bettina below. When did you get into cooking for others? In high school my friends and I had potluck dinners since there is nothing else to do in suburbia when you’re 16. I would make extravagant meals that I was incapable of doing like bacon wrapped deep fried Mac ‘n Cheese. When I started living in Manhattan with my friend Kathryn I realized I had to start cooking. I would make …