06/22/2012 04:02 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.

Slate, In Praise Of Wooden Spoons
They’re practical. They have a rich cultural history. And they last forever.

New Yorker, Why Does Fancy Food Make Us Mad?
The New Yorker takes on the bacon sundae.

New York Times, Nashville’s Rising Stars: The Kitchen Is Their Studio
Where to go for your next long weekend.

Eater, John Currence on the 'Disneyfication' of Southern Food and the Importance of Telling a Story
A good read if you're interested in the Southern food renaissance.

Slate, More Than One Way To Butcher A Cow
What a slab of steak can tell us about food patent law.

New York Times, At Linen Suppliers, The Suds Have Stories To Tell
The fairly fascinating story of what happens to all those restaurant linens.

Time, Talented, Young and Asian American
We're in the midst of an Asian food revolution.

The Atlantic, It's Settled: Dishwashers Beat the Lowly Hand, Almost Every Time
The secret is scalding water that's too hot for the human touch.

Gilt Taste, Are Rare Steaks Really Better?
The never-ending debate gets another chapter.

Asia Society, The Best Chinese Restaurants in America: Are They All In California?
So says a man who has eaten at over 6,000 of them!