02/10/2012 04:17 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.

Men's Journal, Grand Canyon's Plastic Problem
What happens when you ban plastic water bottles from a major tourist site.

The Atlantic, My Last Day
Le Bernardin's pastry chef reflects on 8 long years.

DealBook, Taking a Page From Buffett for His Own Path
The aggressive tactics of Steak 'n Shake's CEO.

The Believer, Atomic Bread Baking At Home and The Atlantic, How the Phrase 'The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread' Originated
On re-creating white industrial bread and well, the second one is pretty self-explanatory.

Zester Daily, In Defense Of Truffle Oil
Even more elusive than the subterranean delicacies is the process for infusing their essence into oil.

Mother Jones, U.S. Pushes the World to Import Our Dodgy Meat
Ractopamine, yum.

Bloomberg, Feeding the World Will Be More Difficult, Nestle's Bulcke Says
The future of food looks bleak.

The Independent, Kenya's Coffee Wars
The boom in high-grade beans should be bringing rural Africa riches. Instead, it is fuelling a lethal crimewave.

Smithsonian, Charles McIlvaine, Pioneer of American Mycophagy
The story of an early mushroom hunter.

Slate, Chipotle Is Apple
The burrito chain is revolutionizing food: Why doesn’t it get more respect?

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