The VICE Guide to Life

How I Built a Successful Small Business

I quit my job to start a bakery. Here's how that worked.
Erin Patinkin
The Power and Privilege Issue

I Quit My Job to Start a Bakery

Here's how I built it into a successful small business.
Erin Patinkin

These Bakers Got Drunk on Their Own Supply of Baking Bourbon

“Which we’ll now have to buy a new bottle of, because we all put our mouths all over the neck of it.”
Munchies Staff

Salted Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

These peanut butter cookies from our Brooklyn bakery Ovenly are super-simple, but completely addictive.
Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin

How-To: Make Pumpkin Pie with Toasted Marshmallow Cinnamon Fluff

The geniuses behind Brooklyn bakery Ovenly are here to show you how to give pumpkin pie a makeover with a little help from cinnamon fluff.
Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin
Action Bronson

Join Action Bronson & NYCWFF to Eat Through Brooklyn's Best Spots

Big news: We're throwing you the biggest culinary block party Brooklyn has ever seen.
Helen Hollyman

My Road to Bakery Success Was Paved With Rotten Meat and Termite Wings

Once I knew that I wanted to be a baker, I never looked back. Even when I was faced with termite infestations, maggoty rotten meat, and threats from the Jewish mafia.
Agatha Kulaga

Chef's Night Out: Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin of Ovenly

Agatha and Erin of Greenpoint bakery Ovenly take us on an afternoon drink and snack spree around Brooklyn, hitting their favorite spots for nachos, donuts, and booze.
Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin
New York

A Potential Craigslist Creep Ended Up Being My Bakery’s Angel Investor

Before I founded Ovenly, I was broke in New York and desperate for a place to live. I scoured Craigslist and found an unusual opportunity from a stranger—and it ended up changing everything.
Erin Patinkin