12/09/2011 04:24 pm ET

Great Food Stories Of The Week (Last Call)

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.

The Atlantic, Organic Can Feed The World
So there.

Edible Geography, Spaces Of Banana Control
A fascinating look at a banana distributor.

Bon Appetit, All in the Family: Ex Momofuku Chef Takes the Reigns at Dad's Lunch Joint
How one talented chef combines haute cuisine with diner fare.

Smithsonian, How The Potato Changed The World
The potato was a key to modern industrial agriculture.

The Jewish Daily Forward, South Of The Border For Hanukkah
Mexican cuisine takes on Jewish flavor for the holidays.

Waldo Jacquith, On The Impracticality Of The Cheeseburger
It would have been pretty hard to make a cheeseburger before the 20th century.

New York Times, With Rude Names, Wine Stops Minding Its Manners
Your wine is such a b*tch.

Salon, We'd Never Thought We'd Be Grocers
An unexpected second career.

Wall Street Journal, These Literary Tastes Include Eel Pie, Grilled Snake
Fans cook up recipes for food featured in fantasy novels.

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