Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Sleepy Hambone
Sleepy Hambone

A sleepy Hambone is a scrunchy Hambone.

Sleepy Yuba
Sleepy Yuba

But a sleepy Yuba is a dog-log.

Classic Yuba face
Classic Yuba face

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Happy fried chicken eaters
Happy fried chicken eaters

Robyn and Lily flash their smiles at Hybird.

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Kenji and Yuba
Kenji and Yuba

Sittin'. Yup.

Stretch those arms, Yuba!
Stretch those arms, Yuba!
Want some Lobster, Yuba?
Want some Lobster, Yuba?

Kenji cooked up some lobster dishes, which you'll read about next week. Yuba was pretty interested in this fellow. (Hambone...ran away.)

Niki wants lobster
Niki wants lobster
Time to make you delicious, lobster
Time to make you delicious, lobster
Lobster for Yuba
Lobster for Yuba
Hi, Molly!
Hi, Molly!

Former intern Molly stopped by with some cheese from Murray's. Yay Molly and cheese.

Ohai, Hambone
Ohai, Hambone

Sometimes Hambone will mosey under your desk and plop his head on your thigh and silently scream, "ME ME ME ME ME!" with his eyes.

Playtime
Playtime

Hambone and Yuba don't do much for 99 percent of the day, but every now and then they'll go into INTENSE PLAYTIME MODE.

Just another editorial meeting
Just another editorial meeting

Jamie takes the helm; Kenji takes the Yuba.

Last Yuba face
Last Yuba face