Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Cheese dips a-comin'
Cheese dips a-comin'
Our kitchen counter saw a lot of action the day chief creative officer Kenji made 14 cheese dip variations.
Kenji in action
Kenji in action
"Everyone hold up your flesh sack!"
It was the first time—but possibly not the last—someone would yell, "Everyone hold up your flesh sack!" in the Serious Eats office. Here, intern Will, New York editor Max, project manager Ben, national managing editor Erin, and ad sales coordinator Leandra are showing off part of the shipment of beef we received from Pat LaFrieda.
Taking the chicken's temperature
Taking the chicken's temperature
Dinkies taste test
Dinkies taste test
We checked out the treats from a new shop near our office selling dinkies. Wait, you don't know what dinkies are? ...That's ok; we didn't either. Turns out these little pancake-y bites are like aebleskivers.
Burger talk with Pat LaFrieda
Burger talk with Pat LaFrieda
Max and A Hamburger Today editor Robyn started their week with a four-spot burger tour with meat master Pat LaFrieda. Here Max is talking burgers with Pat while waiting at The Little Owl, home to one of our favorite cheeseburgers in New York City.
MORE DOG!
MORE DOG!
During our editorial meeting, we video chat with the Serious Eats editors who don't live in New York City. Their dogs are welcome too! Here's Chicago editor Nick with his dog, Clinton.
"I want sandwich!"
Hambone has his eye on general manager Alaina's banh mi.
"Hey, look down here, Kenji!"
"Hey... :("
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Malcolm is here!
Malcolm is here!
Alaina brought her 15-month-old son Malcolm to the office for a quick visit. The happy cuteness-induced squeals, oh how they flew.
Playtime with Max
Playtime with Max
We obviously need more toys in the office. For now, the plush orange will have to do.
Malcolm's preferred mode of transport
Malcolm's preferred mode of transport
Malcolm had a blast while Alaina carried him around Little Italy on her shoulders. Cherish these moments while you're still small, Malcolm!
"How do I steer?"