The list of 6 really expensive foods infused with gold. Edible gold has been known since the 16th century and used to decorate foods and drinks. Recently, it has found its way into the world of high end restaurants. Even though these food creations sound luxurious and delicious, they might hurt your wallet a little. Here are 6 most expensive foods made with real edible gold.
The $2000 Pizza, sold at The Industry Kitchen Restaurant in Manhattan, contains edible 24 karat gold strips and flakes which is the reason for its expensive price. Not only does it contain that, but also it has black squid ink crust, foie gras and truffles from France, Ossetra caviar and edible flowers. Dubai is known as one of the most famous tourist attractions. If you ever find yourself in Dubai, you have to try the Palace Cappuccino. With the price tag of AED 60 or $16, the Palace Cappuccino is sold at Emirates Palace. The Palace Cappuccino is made of a blend of aromatic coffee and topped with gold flakes.
Yellow gold tea buds
TWG’s Yellow Gold Tea Buds is the world’s most expensive tea. The Singaporean company, TWG, is the owner of this expensive tea. Harvesting of the Yellow Gold Tea Buds is a long process and one of the reasons why it’s so expensive.
The tea is harvested only one day per year on only one mountain. It’s harvested with golden scissors and only from the top of the tree. Then after the drying process, the tea is painted with 24 Karat gold flakes. The price tag of The Yellow Gold Tea Buds is $528 for 50 grams.
666 Douche Burger
Priced at $666 a burger, it is made with the most expensive ingredients. The Kobe beef patty is wrapped in gold leaf, topped with foie gras, caviar, lobster, truffles and important gruyere cheese. The owner of the truck which sells the burger, Franz Aliquo, stated that the burger might not taste good, but it will make you feel rich.
23 Karat gold Chocolate Bacon
The gold covered chocolate bacon is the perfect combination for bacon lovers. Made with Nueske’s cherrywood bacon and covered in Guittard semi sweet dark chocolate and 23 karat edible gold flakes, the gold chocolate bacon is selling for $40 per strip of bacon at the Baconery. The mastermind behind the idea, Wesley Klein, said, “Bacon meets bakery. Their love child: Baconery.” If you’re craving the sweet chocolate and the savory bacon, you can buy the gold bacon online.
Diamond and Gold Lasagna
The diamond and gold lasagna was served at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 2014. This expensive lasagna is made with Kobe beef, foie gras, buffalo mozzarella, iberico ham, white diamond truffles and 23 karat gold leaf. It costs $100 per slice.
Golden sushi is considered to be one of the most expensive sushi dishes in the world. It holds the record by the Guinness Book of Records, the golden sushi costs $1800 a piece. The sushi chef who created the golden sushi, Angelito Araneta Jr, created it using extravagant ingredients such as Norwegian salmon, foie gras, wild saffron, and lastly pearls and diamonds that are sprinkled on top of each sushi piece. In place of the seaweed that wraps the sushi, the genius chef uses golden leaves.