Great Food Stories Of The Week (Last Call)

11/18/2011 05:21 pm ET

Every Friday afternoon, HuffPost Food rounds up some of the best food articles of the week. Start your weekend off with some quality food writing, and hopefully quality food as well! Think we missed something great? Let us know.

Grub Street, Nathan Myhrvold Gorges on Tacos at Empellon, Goes All In at Romera
Ever wonder what the writer of Modernist Cuisine eats in a week?

Slate, Good For You, Good For The Planet?
Healthy foods aren't necessarily environmentally friendly... sneaky!

Zester Daily, An Intro To 'Orange' White
Forget Bloomberg -- here's the real answer to our bipartisan world.

Athena's Head, Is There Too Much Food Writing?
Short answer: yes, but we'll never admit it, lest we be out of a job.

The Independent, Just The Tonic For British Gin
Apparently juniper trees, crucial to gin distillers, have been dying out in England... but one "flower conversation charity" is doing its best to stanch the bleeding.

Good, The End Of Cheap Coffee
No, this is not a look back at the rise of Starbucks. It's much scarier even that that.

Inside Scoop SF, The False Promise Of Cheap Wine
Little known fact! The rough draft of this article was entitled "Two Buck Chuck Sucks."

The Awl, How Much More Does A Steak Dinner Cost Today?
They seem to go out for steak so much on Mad Men... was it cheaper back then, or were they just rich?

Chowder, David Chang Talks Rotting Petri Dishes, Mold, and DIY Vinegar at Harvard
David Chang plus Cantabs: an explosive combination.

Some of our favorite recent HuffPost Food stories:

Who Won & Who Lost In This Year's U.S. Michelin Guides
A reader's digest of the 2012 Red Guides to restaurants in S.F., N.Y.C. & Chicago.

Best Thanksgiving Side Bracket Challenge
Stuffing and rankings are two of the HuffPost Food's favorite things!

A Beer A Day Keeps The Doctor Away?
Drink up!


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