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There are a lot of weird things happening in this world on daily basis which make no sense. However sometimes, human race goes an extra mile to prove that there is no price tag on what the heart wants.
Recently a $25,000 taco was added in the menu of Grand Velas Los Cabos which is being served at its on-site restaurant, Frida. In addition to the Kobe beef and Almas Beluga caviar, the taco is also stuffed with langoustines and black truffle brie cheese.
Here are 10 most expensive foods in the world:
Buddha Jumps Over the Wall ($170)
Buddha jumps over the wall located in London, at the Kay Mayfair restaurant is the soup that received a spot in Guinness World Records for the world’s most expensive soup in 2005. It’s main and controversial ingredient shark fin was replaced with noodles to go along with sea snails. It contains 30 speciality items including cucumbers, chicken, dried scallops and Japanese flower mushrooms. The soup is $170 and must be ordered in advance of 5-days’ notice because it takes three whole days to prepare.
Homestead Steak ($350)
Only in New York City you will find the most mouthwatering steak, with a surprising cost. At $350, this 12-ounce
Kobe strip steak is available at The Old Homestead Steakhouse. Despite the price, it is a popular menu pick and the restaurants dishes up to atleast 25 of the steaks in a single night. They are also one of the first restaurants in the United States to sell real Kobe beef since the USDA lifted the longstanding Japanese meat import ban in 2012.
Decadence D’Or Cupcake ($750)
Selling for $ 750, a cupcake, it contains Palmira Single Estate Chocoalte from the Porcelana Criollo bean at the Valrhona plantation in Venezuela. It is then glazed with Tahitian Godl Vanilla Caviar which is the world’s most labor-intensive agricultural crop. The Gold Vanilla Caviar is ripened for about nine months, hand-picked, then sweat and dried out. As of now, it is only available at Sweet Surrender inside the Palazzo in Las Vegas.
Weinstein Hotel Bagels ($1000)
Executive Chef Frank Tujague topped the most expensive bagel with white truffle cream cheese and goji berry-infused Riesling jelly and gold leaf. At least a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Les Amis d’Escoffier Scholarship, which benefits current and future culinary students.
The Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata ($1000)
The Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata is served at Norma’s, New York and it contains 10 ounces of sevruga caviar, one pound of lobster, six eggs, cream and chives. While that might not sound that impressive, consider the fact that the restaurant has to pay $65 per ounce for that particular caviar.
Margo’s Pizzeria ($2400)
Margo’s Pizzeria, Malta serves up to 100 grams of white truffles and gold leaf. Orders must be placed one week in advance and, on the bright side, the chain gives all the money from this particular pie away to charity.
The Samundari Khazana ($3,200)
Served at Bombay Brasserie, London, the Samundari Khazana (meaning “seafood treasure”) contains Devon crab, white truffle, Beluga caviar, gold leaf, a Scottish lobster coated in gold, four abalones and four quail eggs.
The Frrrozen Haute Chocolate (25,000)
The Frrrozen Haute Chocolate ice cream sundae served at Serendipity 3 contains a blend of 28 cocoas, including 14 of the most expensive in the world. It is decorated with edible gold and served in a goblet lined with edible gold. As if all that weren’t enough, there is an 18 karat gold bracelet with 1 carat of diamonds in the bottom of the sundae, and the treat is served with a golden spoon decorated in white and chocolate diamonds, both of which go home with the diner.
Served at a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, GRAND VELAS Los Cabos, with gold infused tortilla with a blend of Langoustine and Kobe beef, Beluga Caviar, black truffle brie cheese.
Christmas Cake ($1.7 million)
The Christmas Cake was displayed at the Takashimaya department store in Tokyo, Japan and it is no ordinary treat. Priced at $ 1.7 million dollars, it contains 223 diamonds and includes five karat stone in the shape of heart. The dessert went on sale and had captivated several potentials buyers.