Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

SNACK PARRTTAAAY
SNACK PARRTTAAAY

We received a big box of random snacks, which meant SNACK PARRTTAAAY [unce unce unce unce] followed by upset stomachs.

Excited Eric
Excited Eric

Eric was really excited about these brownie-filled chocolate chip cookies.

Niki and her baby starter
Niki and her baby starter

Niki took a liking to this log of pizza starter during our dinner at Ribalta.

Kenny in the spotlight
Kenny in the spotlight

And here's Ed getting ready to interview chef Kenny Callaghan of Blue Smoke.

BrisketTown brisket
BrisketTown brisket

Dan Delaney of BrisketTown brought some of his brisket to the office. And everyone rejoiced (and, um, destroyed the brisket in minutes).

Nate Appleman
Nate Appleman

In addition to the barbecue videos, we also shot videos of some of our favorite chefs cooking with cereal. Here's Nate Appleman getting his make-up on.

Ready to roll
Ready to roll
Amanda Freitag
Amanda Freitag

Chef Amanda Freitag made fried chicken battered in Golden Grahams crust.

Fridge cleaning time
Fridge cleaning time

"How much mayo do we actually need?" Max's face is of a man who has seen too much mayo (thanks to last month's taste test).

Here baby goat...
Here baby goat...

That's right, come a little closer.

[Photograph: Niki Achitoff-Gray]

Oh god! Too close!
Oh god! Too close!

[Photograph: Niki Achitoff-Gray]