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.
New York Magazine, The Twee Party
Is artisanal Brooklyn a step forward for food or a sign of the apocalypse? And does it matter when the stuff tastes so good?
New Yorker, Restaurant Mental-Health-Code Violations
"Party of seven all wearing flip-flops in plain sight."
Bon Appetit, Decoded! Breaking Down An Order Ticket From Grant Achatz's Next
If you're taking pictures of food at Next, the chefs will see that from the meal ticket.
Slate, Why Do Restaurants Decline Over Time?
A short thought piece on an interesting topic.
New York Times, A Visit With ‘The Greatest Living Food Writer’
High praise for Colin Spencer.
Ruhlman, Food Fascist
Don't make Michael Ruhlman's blood boil with your "special diet" issues.
Bon Appetit, I'll Take Mine Rare
The wonderful world of vintage cookbooks.
Wall Street Journal, There's Nothing More German Than a Big, Fat Juicy Döner Kebab
Even though it's actually Turkish.
The Atlantic, Cult of Ramps Begins Worship Season Early
It's that time of year again...
Paper, Ted Allen on Chopped, His New Cookbook and 'Pretentious Foodie Bulls*it'
He's not as uptight as he appears on television.