Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Making an Italian Reuben
Making an Italian Reuben
Ed walked into the office declaring "I have an Italian Reuben!" It's his mashup idea comprised of a Gray's Papaya hot dog (in lieu of corned beef) with mustard and kraut, but the bun removed, inside a piece of Pizza Bianca bread (the Italian part?) from Grandaisy Bakery. We realized later that Ed had actually combined these two before in 2008, just hadn't coined the name. It's all part of his everything-is-better-on-pizza-bianca campaign.
The cutest yawn
The cutest yawn
Dumpling put his paws up on the edge of the table, enticed by hot dogs and bread, but he didn't get either. He gave off a yawn amid his doggie struggle.
An unusual sandwich delivery
An unusual sandwich delivery
We got a little care package from the Rosebud in Atlanta, Georgia, this week: all of the ingredients for "The Big Nasty" sandwich, individually packed and ready to reheat and assemble: fried chicken breast, crisp bacon, soft bun, egg patty, American cheese, and sambal mayo. Intern Kayla assembled it straight away to give our most discerning taster a sample...
Dumpling wants pork floss
Dumpling wants pork floss
While Robyn was taking photos of pork floss, Dumpling snuck up under the photo-taking table and gave off his classic bug-eyed "feed me feed me feed me feed me" look.
Just another editorial meeting
Just another editorial meeting
Erin multitasks by filling in the rest of the editors with ideas for future posts...while petting Dumpling at the same time.
Naptime
Naptime
Being a dog is tiring. Dumpling's gotta catch his z's whenever he can.