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The $1,000 Omelette and Other Meals You Can't Afford

submitted on November 5, 2010 by jack69darin in "Member's Lounge"
It’s one thing to indulge in a meal; it’s quite another to invest in one.

For foodies with fat wallets, the allure of an over-the-top dining experience is reason enough to justify spending hundreds of dollars in a single sitting. The curiosity and intrigue generated by outrageously-priced meals hasn’t diminished even in these tough economic times: U.K. chef Martin Blunos made headlines in September when he concocted a $174 cheese sandwich and New York eatery Serendipity 3 did the same when it unveiled a $69 hot dog back in July.

Whether or not an overly-expensive dish is a “real” luxury or a public-relations gimmick can certainly be argued; the aforementioned Serendipity 3, for instance, has a long history of adding “buzz-worthy” creations to its otherwise moderate menu, setting world records with its $1,000 ice-cream sundae, four-gallon mug of hot chocolate and fancy frankfurter.

But that’s an argument for another day.

For now, here’s a look at a few extravagant edibles your bank account may have trouble digesting:

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    Posted by gabyperu on November 5, 2010
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    Mr Green I prefer my foods with one or more of the Top 10 Most Extreme Food Ingredients:
    1. Gold
    2. Virus
    3. Borax
    4. Liquid Asphalt
    5. Varnish
    6. Bedbugs
    7. Cigarette
    8. Beaver
    9. Human Hair
    10.”Skatole” (Animal Waste)

    Link to the article http://www.mostinterestingfact.....ients.html
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    Posted by DebsFreebies on November 5, 2010
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    I love stuff like this...always enjoy these posts!
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    Posted by deby32953 on November 5, 2010 [reply] 0 0
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    Posted by sareece on November 5, 2010 [reply] 0 0
    I wonder if they take coupons haha! Yeah... I could never imagine eating a $1,000 omelet even if I were rich Eeek .

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