10. The Douche Burger: The Frankenstein of Burgers
Beyond it’s interesting name, this burger filled every stomach that has ever eaten it. Created by the 666 Burger food truck in New York City, they wanted to create a burger that mesmerized every truck passer. The creator told Bloomberg, “[It’s a] foie gras-stuffed Kobe patty covered in Gruyere cheese that’s been melted with champagne steam and topped with lobster, truffles, caviar, and a BBQ sauce made with Kopi Luwak coffee beans that have been pooped out by some sort of animal called the Asian palm civet. The whole thing is then served in a gold-leaf wrapper.”
9. Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata: The Best Omelet Under the Sea
Sold in New York, New York at the Le Parker Meridien on uptown’s 56th street, this dish it is made with six eggs, 10 ounces of exclusive sefruga caviar (it costs the restaurant $65 per ounce), an entire lobster, cream and chives. A smaller dish is sold for $100.
8. Sushi del Oriente: The Golden Sushi
Introduced in Milan in 2010, this sushi roll includes wild saffron, foie gras (a delicacy banned in many nations) and sea cucumber. Topped with 12 Palawan pearls, four 0.2 karat diamonds and wrapped in gold leaf. However, this sushi is usually bought as a gift and not a delicacy.
7. Pizza Royale 007: The James Bond of Pizza
This 12-inch pizza is topped with lobster marinated in cognac, sun-blush tomato sauce, scottish smoked salmon, caviar soaked in champagne, prosciutto, venison medallions, vintage balsamic vinegar and sprinkled with 24-carat gold flakes that are edible.
6. AnQi Pho Soup: A Fancy Soup
Served at the Santa Monica’s Tiato restaurant, is made out of Wagyu beef, noodles from a rare blue lobster meat, foie gras broth, and white Alba truffles, the restaurant needs a 7-day lead time just to prepare.
5. “Pink Bite” Burger: Pink for Breast Cancer
Cooked by the Pink Caravan at Galleries Lafayette in Dubai Mall, this burger was auctioned off for a good cause and is not even loaded with major ingredients like the other food.
4. Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence: A Dessert for the Spa
DUO restaurant at the Fortress Resort & Spa in Sri Lanka serves this dish adorned with an 80 karat Aquamarine stone, this gold leaf Italian cassata, with mango and pomegranate compote and Irish cream infused fruit, is topped with Dom Perignon champagne sabayon. To finish, a handmade chocolate carving in the shape of a stilt fisherman holding onto his stilts stands next to it.
3. The Frrrozen Haute Chocolate Ice Cream: The Quater Million Dollar Worth Frozen Dessert
Serendipity 3 and luxury jeweler Euphoria New York worked together to create this dessert. Made with 28 cocoas, which 14 of those are the world’s most expensive and exotic. The ice cream is infused with 5 grams of 23-karat gold and dished up in a goblet lined with edible gold. Around the goblet is an 18-karat gold bracelet decorated with 1-carat white diamonds. This masterpiece is topped with gold covered whipped cream and a La Madeline au Truffle from Knipschildt Chocolatier ($2,600 a pound). To eat the ice cream, a gold spoon which is decorated with white and chocolate-colored diamonds (that took three months to design) is presented.
2. Pudding: The Ultimate Chocolate Custard
Chef Marc Guibert’s in Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel designed this after a Faberge egg. This pudding is adorned in a gold leaf, champagne, caviar and a 2 karat diamond. It’s laced with edible gold, and layered with champagne jelly.
1. Strawberries Arnaud: Strawberries with a Diamond
In New Orleans, Katy Casbarian partnered with MS Rau antiques to create a wedding dessert proposal package. The dessert is made up of strawberries served in a marinade of spices, citrus, red wine and port with vanilla ice cream. However, those strawberries aren’t what jacked up the price; a 7.09 karat pink diamond is provided.