Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Himalayan Heights Tour
Himalayan Heights Tour
Queens explorer Joe DiStefano took New York editor Max and friends on a tour of Himalayan food in Jackson Heights. One stop along the way: Bombay Chat, part phone card store, part Indian snack cart, part Nepali steam table.
Himalayan Heights Tour
Himalayan Heights Tour
We found some awesome chilies with dried beef along the way. "No thanks, we don't need any hot sauce. We brought our own." Read more about the tour next week.
Himalayan Heights Tour
Himalayan Heights Tour
None of us knew what qurbani was. Then a quick Googling told us it means "sacrifice" and it all made sense.
Two-Scoop Sundae at Eddie's Sweet Shop
Two-Scoop Sundae at Eddie's Sweet Shop
Here's a photo of the sundae sans-crazy face, if you're into that.
El Jefe Weizen
El Jefe Weizen
Our favorite thing during out dinner at Guy Fieri's new restaurant in Times Square, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar (...we had to try it; post is coming soon) was the illustration on this glass of El Jefe Weizen beer. That German-Mexican turkey means business.
Everyone Wants a Photo
Everyone Wants a Photo
Watermelon Pain, Part 1
Watermelon Pain, Part 1
She also drew a series of photos capturing the pain of being a watermelon. Yeah. ....Ouch.
Watermelon Pain, Part 2
Watermelon Pain, Part 2
Watermelon Pain, Part 3
Watermelon Pain, Part 3
Watermelon Pain, Part 5
Watermelon Pain, Part 5
The end!
A Visit from Jeni
A Visit from Jeni
Jeni from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams came by the office to say hi. In typical Serious Eats fashion, we made her eat pizza bianca with stracciatella and steamed Chinese buns. She was pleased.
Nick on an Elephant
Nick on an Elephant
Chicago editor Nick is currently in Thailand, where he's ridden at least one elephant. We're looking forward to hearing more about his trip soon!

[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger]

Nice Cheese
Nice Cheese
Max tests the limits of Rubirosa's mozzarella while eating Rubirosa's pizza at the Feast of San Gennaro.
Damn Good Ribs
Damn Good Ribs
Also at the San Gennaro Festival, Max and Ed dig into Torrisi's Chinese Takeout Ribs. Yup, it's goooood.
Torrisi's Grilled Cheese
Torrisi's Grilled Cheese
Robyn was really into Torrisi's grilled cheese sandwich.

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Motorino Pizza Lunch
Motorino Pizza Lunch
We love this pizza so very much.
Hambone and the Pulled Pork Sandwich
Hambone and the Pulled Pork Sandwich
It's another dog-less week at the Serious Eats office. :C But Kenji sent us some photos from home so we're not totally deprived. Hambone + pulled pork sandwich = aw.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Hambone and the Pulled Pork Sandwich
Hambone and the Pulled Pork Sandwich
And...closer.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Yuba Stare
Yuba Stare
"Hey, don't forget about me!"

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]