08/12/2011 03:20 pm ET Updated Oct 12, 2011

Last Call: Great Food Stories Of The Week

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.

Slate, Pisco
Don't hate it because its fashionable.

The Atlantic, Why Insects Are The Most Eco-Friendly Meat
A cool infographic about why you should eat bugs.

Scientific American, Passion Of Food
Thursday was Food Day at this science-focused magazine and there are a ton of great food-and-science blog posts.

Smithsonian, Why Don't Other Countries Use Ice Cubes?
Or, why do Americans like ice so much?

Good, High Minded
A tasting tour of the munchies.

YumSugar, Tribe's New Hummus Flavors
There's cilantro chimichurri hummus now and it apparently doesn't suck.

Serious Eats, The Food Lab: Vegetables, Salt, and the Science of Perfect Gazpacho
A love letter to (and recipe for) real gazpacho.

San Francisco Chronicle, Chez Panisse Is Turning 40!
Here's a timeline.

The Morning News, Mastering The Art Of American Eating
One man's quest to navigate the government's food recommendations.