Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Hambone is really not into this meeting
Hambone is really not into this meeting
As he's wont to do, Hambone (with cone back on, unfortunately) did a pretty good impression of a puddle under the table during our weekly meeting.
Closeup
Closeup
Don't worry, Hambone, it's almost over.
Treat for Hambone
Treat for Hambone
Would Hambone like some pastrami? Hell yes. (This is the most ferocious he's ever looked.)
"Pork for me?"
Another meat chunk for Hambone! Psst, Hambone, turn your head around.
Sandwich tasting
Sandwich tasting
'wichcraft sandwich tastings are always welcome in our office.
Posters
Posters
Kenji and Maggie pose with new posters from Pop Chart Lab in Brooklyn. You can enter to win the cocktail poster here.
Dessert time
Dessert time
Christine got first dibs, of course. This is how we mask the pain. With sugar.
Family portrait
Family portrait
Not that Christine would forget us, but now she really won't as long as she carries this photo with her wherever she goes. From left to right: Lauren, Carey, Leandra, Maggie, Christine, Aaron, Ed, Robyn, Kenji, and Rob. (Erin, Alaina, and Jessica were out of the office at the time.)
Happy birthday, Malcolm!
Happy birthday, Malcolm!
This week Alaina and Anil's son Malcolm celebrated his first birthday! He's plumped up nicely over the last 12 months; this is what he looked like a year ago.

[Photograph: Alaina Browne]

Cookies!
Cookies!
Oh yeah, and we bought one of every flavor. So delicious, they were.