01/27/2012 05:40 pm ET Updated Mar 28, 2012

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.

Esquire, Counter-Terrorism is Getting Complicated
Waffle House, terrorist hotspot?

Bon Appetit, When It Comes to Downton Abbey, We Won't Be Trifled With
How to cook like they do in Downton.

NPR, Why McDonald's In France Doesn't Feel like Fast Food
Because it's actually good, that's why.

The Awl, How Much More Does Chinese Food Cost Today?
Actually not that much more.

Washington Post, Sushi Standards and the American Way

Paris Review, 'The Rape of the Lock'
An appreciation of the culinary subtlety of Alexander Pope, the most maligned of the major English poets.

Wall Street Journal, In Paris, One Butcher Is a Cut Above the Rest
Wowza! The best butcher in France!

The Awl, The Scourge of Pour-Over Coffee
When coffee elitism becomes a chore.

Business Insider, This Interactive Map Shows Exactly How Many Fast Food Restaurants There Are In Every State
A map, per capita statistics and fast food make this article the ultimate fantasy of HuffPost Food associate editor Joe Satran.