Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Pre-French Toast
Pre-French Toast

Pile of white bread, ready to be French toast-ified!

Melt That Butter
Melt That Butter

For optimal Butter Lake Effect, break out the torch.

Getting the Perfect Cut Shot
Getting the Perfect Cut Shot

Daniel wields the knife and fork as Kenji takes cutting shots.

BURRAAATAAAA
BURRAAATAAAA

Rarely does anything captivate the office as strongly as burrata. Here's Jamie, Kenji, Niki, Paul, and Leang hovering over creamy mozzarella goodness.

Veggie Burger Taste Test
Veggie Burger Taste Test

Veggie burger taste test for lunch. [Weakly] Yaaay...

[Smush]
[Smush]

Kenji's smush test says: not ready yet.

Veggie Burgers, Ready to Go
Veggie Burgers, Ready to Go
Niki and Ham
Niki and Ham

Here's one of Niki's ham-eating methods. I'm sure she appreciates that this photo is on the internet.

Grilling Time
Grilling Time

We don't have a patio, but we do have a lovely air shaft behind our office. Here's Kenji grilling up some skirt steaks.

Puppy Hambone
Puppy Hambone

Due to the lack of new Hambone photos this week (SORRY!!! REALLY!!!), I'll grace you with this photo of lil' Hambone from three years ago.

Cricket and Taco Bell
Cricket and Taco Bell

The latest Cricket action from Dennis: "Looks like my little troublemaker likes Taco Bell, too. Match made in heaven."

[Photograph: Dennis Lee]

Hi, Pixel!
Hi, Pixel!

And the latest Pixel action from Erin: "I think Pixel's grooming rituals are the cutest thing ever, but..."

[Photograph: Erin Jackson]

Pixel on the Phone
Pixel on the Phone

Pixel's old school. She uses a rotary phone. In my imagination.

[Photograph: Erin Jackson; doodle: Robyn Lee]