Gallery: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Toby had a rough night.
Toby had a rough night.

It is 6pm yet?

Fried chicken heaven
Fried chicken heaven

For Daniel's birthday we decided to order from not one, but two, of our favorite fried chicken joints. Why? BECAUSE WE CAN!

COMEONCOMEONCOMEON
COMEONCOMEONCOMEON

A famished Niki pleads to the fried chicken gods for Daniel to arrive.

Surprise!!!!
Surprise!!!!

Niki: (still on floor): THANK GOD

Daniel: Oh I thought you guys just wanted me to come in to make you burgers!

Niki: Burgers?!

Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken
Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken

Oh, hello you sexy beast.

Such golden, much crisp
Such golden, much crisp

As always Popeye's arrived all crispy, crunchy, moist, and tender. This is fast food that tastes like it took a loooong-ass time.

DIG IN!
DIG IN!

It may look pretty civil, but trust me. WE ARE FILTHY, FILTHY ANIMALS.

This is Your Ben on Chicken
This is Your Ben on Chicken

Chicken...

RAWR
RAWR

Uh...Ed? That's MY chicken.

NBD
NBD

You know, just your typical reaction to a container of salted makrut limes.

SNIIIIIIIIIFF
SNIIIIIIIIIFF

Such smell.

NOVELTY
NOVELTY

Yes, this was purely for research. It's a tough job, okay?

Playing dead.
Playing dead.

Toby cried out for attention very, very quietly.

No really, look at me.
No really, look at me.

LOOK AT ME, I SAY!

There it is
There it is

The love.

Hehehe
Hehehe

I've got them in the palm of my hands.

Noodle necklace
Noodle necklace

Knotted noodle necklace...Say that 5 times fast.

Greenmarket lunch!
Greenmarket lunch!

Tracie brought in some fresh tomatoes, basil, and bread from the Greenmarket for lunch.

So fresh, so good.
So fresh, so good.

Bread, cheese, tomatoes, basil. What more could you ask for?

Magic Max
Magic Max

Now you see him, now you don't.