12/16/2011 04:05 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.

New Yorker, All Hail The Umami Burger
Get ready for an umami invasion.

The Daily Beast, Street Food Guru Roy Choi on Sunny Spot, Food Trucks, Kogi & More
From food truck chef to restaurant empire builder.

The Jewish Daily Forward, The Best Jewish Food Books Of 2011
There is a book called "Craft Beer Bar Mitzvah."

Ideas In Food, Culinary State Of America
A convincing argument about the greatness of America's culinary community.

Oregon Live, Newly Opened Portland Thai Restaurants Try Going Pad-Thailess
What happens when the most coveted Thai dish is not on the menu?

New York Times, The Race to Greener Bottles Could Be Long
Another Coke and Pepsi battle, but this time over plant-based soda bottles.

Gadling, Where They Ate
Chefs' and food writers' best meals of 2011.

Some of our favorite HuffPost Food stories of the week:

Western-Asian Flavor Differences Revealed By New Study

The Year In Burgers

A Week In The Life Of Red Truck Bakery Owner Brian Noyes

The Best Fast Food French Fry