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Opulent Food

Exorbitantly priced food gets viral attention

Implications - Melons, sundaes, desserts and hamburgers costing into the thousands of dollars sounds ridiculous at first, but could you use this to your advantage? In some cases, these items have been sold as part of charity fundraisers; instead of just writing cheques, donors get a taste of opulence in return.
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$5000 Hamburger
$5000 Hamburger
The Fleurburger
As is everything in Vegas, the FleurBurger 5000 is over the top with a hefty price tag of $5,000.00. Created by Chef Hubert Keller, the FleurBurger 5000 is served at Fleur de Lys in Mandalay Bay. It… MORE
$2 Million Cognac
$2 Million Cognac
Henri IV Dudognon Heritage
The world's most expensive cognac which is packaged by jeweler Jose Davalos, is the Henri IV Dudognon Heritage dubbed as the DNA of cognacs. This ultra expensive liquor which has been produced since 1776,… MORE
$25,000 NYC Dessert Sets Guinness Record
$25,000 NYC Dessert Sets Guinness Record
Frrrozen Haute Chocolate
A $25,000 chocolate sundae made the Guinness Book of Records today, officially earning it title for world's most expensive dessert. If you thought the $14,500 Fortress Aquamarine dessert was outrageous,… MORE
$400 Beer
$400 Beer
Carlsberg Vintage 1
We've featured Carlsberg beer for their fantastic advertising campaigns, most recently the Carlsberg Don't Do Litter campaign, but this time we're featuring them for their achievement for the title of… MORE
World's Most Expensive Dessert
World's Most Expensive Dessert
$14,500 Fortress Aquamarine
If you think the cheesecake you had last weekend was expensive, wait until you try the The Fortress Aquamarine. Sold at a restaurant in Sri Lanka, this dessert made the Forbes Travelers list of the world's… MORE
play_circle_filled High Class Hangovers
High Class Hangovers
World's Most Expensive Cocktails
Today’s elite have turned to cocktail mixologists to unwind. It is no longer enough to buy outrageously priced bottles of pink champagne or fine scotches. The world’s most expensive cocktail, according… MORE
$12000 Cash Only Meal?
$12000 Cash Only Meal?
The Suffolk Kitchen Knish Hoax
It's called Knish and if you want one, you have to place your order 48 hours in advance. You also have to pay $12,000 - IN CASH! So what is a Knish? It is "Osetra, Sevruga and Beluga caviars, white alba… MORE
$6,100 Black Melons
$6,100 Black Melons
Rare Japanese Densuke Watermelon
Would you pay $6,100 for just one watermelon? At 17 lbs, that works out to almost $360 per lb! Well, somebody recently did in Japan. He bid and won a rare, black Densuke watermelon at an auction. According… MORE
$3700 Pizza
$3700 Pizza
The Pizza Royale 007
Remember the $5,000 hamburger? Now it has a friend. Pizza is a very popular plate all over the world and honestly it is one of my favorite foods, but eating a pizza worth more than $3700 (wait a minute… MORE
$1000 Bagel
$1000 Bagel
White Truffle Cream Cheese, Gold Leaves
Thankfully, the $1,000 bagel was created as a charity fund raiser, and not for every day consumption. The chef of The Westin New York concocted this bagel with a schmear of white truffle cream cheese and… MORE
$3,333.33 Ice Cream Sundaes
$3,333.33 Ice Cream Sundaes
Three Twins Ice Cream
Trendhunter.com reported on the world's most expensive ice cream sundae, the $1,000 Grand Opulence Sundae from Serendipity of New York City. Somebody should call Guinness to let them know there is a new… MORE
$6,485 Bottle of Champagne
$6,485 Bottle of Champagne
Limited Edition Perrier-Jouet (Update)
Perrier-Jouet Champagne, which usually sells for $1,275 a bottle, has gotten even pricier; they've created a new limited edition bubbly for billionaires! They took a bunch of sugar and wines from a special… MORE

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