Our Favorite Images of 2018

The photos that made us hungry for more.

Vicky Wasik

No Serious Eats recipe or story would be complete without photos. They help us understand just how thick our ramen noodles should be, and decide what kind of crust we're going for on our fried chicken (craggy, always craggy). But our favorite photos aren't just helpful. They're bright, eye-grabbing, and make our mouths water. There was a lot to drool over in our photo studio this year; here are our absolute favorite photos of 2018.