Gallery: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Not the best way to eat ice cream cake
Not the best way to eat ice cream cake

Anyone want a chunk of ice cream cake on a knife?

Not the best way to eat ice cream cake
Not the best way to eat ice cream cake

Niki did not, apparently. And yet Max laughed maniacally.

Editorial meeting
Editorial meeting

We don't usually hold editorial meetings in the kitchen, but there were sandwiches. Sandwiches we had to eat right at that moment. The sandwiches were gone by the end of the meeting. In our stomachs.

Kenji butt
Kenji butt

Robyn thought she could take a photo of Kenji undetected. ...She was detected.

Mmm, membranes
Mmm, membranes

If you're ever supreming citrus, give the membranes to Max and he'll happily eat 'em.

Matzoh-based lunch
Matzoh-based lunch

Today for lunch, Kenji made a whole lot of open-face sandwiches on matzoh.

Thai energy drinks
Thai energy drinks

Taste test coming soon. Eeeuh.

Andy Ricker makes a kitty friend
Andy Ricker makes a kitty friend
Erin and Max spent a morning in Jackson Heights with Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker, shopping around at Thai markets and learning more about what Thai products Ricker uses (and what he doesn't touch). He met a kitty friend named "Mimi" at one of the markets; they became fast friends. Stay tuned for a Thai shopping guide with Andy Ricker soon!