"The Bacon Bling Sandwich"....A chef in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, has created what is thought to be the world's most expensive bacon sandwich, priced at £150. It features seven rashers of bacon from a rare pig breed, saffron, sliced truffles, free range egg, water cress, truffle spread and - of course - edible gold dust and gold leaves. The creation is then finally cooked in truffle oil.
The most hefty priced beef, Kobe beef, comes from Japanese Wagyu cows that are fed the best grass and beer! They are bovines raised in the lap of luxury receiving daily massages to ensure the tenderness of the product. The most expensive and sought after beef is the most tender in the mouth and the most hard on the wallet. A 200 gram filet costs more than $100. Up to $770 per kilo, the Kobe beef has a heavy marbling of fat that adds to the flavor of this legendary meat
You’re at a steakhouse. You see Kobe beef on the menu. It carries a fat price tag. Is it worth it? Matt Goulding, author of the new book Rice, Noodle, Fish, a gastronomic travel guide to the edible wonders of Japan, steers you straight. Myth #1: Kobe beef comes from Kobe, Japan.
FleurBurger 5000. $5,000 at Fleur de Lys, Chef Hubert Keller’s restaurant in Mandalay Bay. Kobe-beef burger topped with foie gras, black truffles, and Keller’s secret sauce, that go inside a brioche bun. Pray for a few great rounds of BlackJack to afford this one...