01/13/2012 04:03 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.

Ulterior Epicure, What I Did For Food
Now here's a real foodie.

Chef DRM, Restaurant Reservations: The Cost of Admission
The case for auctioning reservations.

NPR, Who Killed Lard?
How pig fat met its (sort of) death.

The Atlantic, Once and for All, Protein Is a Nutrient, Not a Synonym for Meat
You heard the woman.

New York Times, Greek Yogurt A Boon For New York State
Another story proving that Americans are obsessed with Greek yogurt.

Wall Street Journal, Can a Foodie and Mr. Bland Be Happy?
Does foodie + non-foodie = love?

Grub Street, Hot Hot Hot: Could High-End Charcoal Actually Become a Thing?
Yes, there is such thing as a "charcoal program."

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