Gallery: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

New stovetop!
New stovetop!

You might recall our kitchen disaster a few weeks ago, but now Daniel can finally get back to cooking in the office, so we're all pretty happy.

Mint julep time!
Mint julep time!

Vicky's been reshooting a slew of classic cocktails and recruited Daniel for some help making his favorite drink, the mint julep.

So refreshing!
So refreshing!

Puts you smack in the middle of summer, doesn't it?

Daniel gets moody
Daniel gets moody
Oh, and speaking of booze...
Oh, and speaking of booze...

Our resident booze expert Michael Dietsch stopped by to give a martini taste test. Just another day at the office!

PARTAY
PARTAY

Each person tasted a total of 10 martinis to see which gin was best. Stay tuned for the results!

One last round of the grand Leandra goodbye
One last round of the grand Leandra goodbye

No Serious Eats send-off would be complete without a karaoke outing!

An emotional farewell
An emotional farewell

Karaoke can bring up, like, so many emotions.

Jim in blue on blue on blue
Jim in blue on blue on blue
We're not broken, just bent...
We're not broken, just bent...

Leandra and Ben's duet of Pink's "Learn to Love Again" was a winner.

It's written in the stars...
It's written in the stars...

Obviously the lighting at the karaoke bar was appropriate to the lyrics.

Paul's into it
Paul's into it

Come to My Window is one of his favorites.

PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN!
PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN!

Chrissie takes control of the situation.