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People believe that a dinner that goes over $100 is expensive, but that is nothing compared to these foods. What seems to be a regular burger or regular pizza is actually one of the most lavish dishes someone can eat.

The Most Expensive Foods in the World

If your bill comes out to be $100 or over, think twice before you say it was an expensive meal. All over the world, some foods will make your jaw drop when looking at the price. There are dishes such as ice cream and hotdogs that cost more than a usual dish because of the ingredients used. Below are 12 of the most expensive foods in the world.

Pricey Burger

If you love In-N-Out, then you should love this. The most expensive burger costs $295. Sounds a lot just for a simple sandwich, although it has exclusive ingredients. The Le Burger Extravagant is found at Serendipity 3 in Manhattan, New York. The burger has Wangyu beef with white truffle butter. The burger has James Montgomery cheddar cheese, fried quail egg, and black truffles. It is served on a gold-dusted spread with caviar, creme fraiche, and blini. It has to be pre-ordered 48 hours in advance. 

Sweet Money

Serendipity 3 has the most expensive dessert. The Frrrozen Haute Chocolate ice cream sundae has 28 cocoas. Of the 28 cocoas, 14 of them are expensive. The sundae is served in a goblet-lined cup with edible gold. It even has a golden spoon with white and chocolate diamonds. 

Sushi Time

Chef Angelito Araneta Jr, known also as Karat Chef is famous for its golden sushi. Sushi is expensive as is, but this golden sushi cost $1,978. Each of the sushi pieces is wrapped in gold sheets with caviar and African diamond. It also has three Mikimoto pearls as decoration. Being everyone’s favorite food, the dish is not available at restaurants. In addition to this, you can request Karat Chef to make it.

Piece of Ham

Everybody likes ham. They like it on sandwiches and breakfast plates. It’s not that expensive at grocery stores. Although, there is a ham that is worth $2,682. The Albarragena Jamon Iberico de Bellota is the most expensive hams. It costs $2,682 for 15 pounds and about $180 for a pound. The reason that it’s so pricey is because of where it comes from. The pigs are fed acorns and roots for the ham to have flavor. Then, it is cured for three years. Following, the ham is put in a handmade wooden box with a handmade apron. Above all, it comes with a DNA certificate to confirm its authenticity.

Pizza Party

The most people will spend on pizza is at least $60. At that price, they can get multiple boxes of pizza. How about just one pizza for $2,400. It’s crazy to think who would waste that much money on one pizza. The most expensive pizza is not even from Italy. Margo’s Pizzeria in Malta has the $2,400 pizza. Someone can’t just order the pizza out of the blue. It should be noted that the pizza must be prepared one week in advance. The pizza has 100 grams of white truffles and gold leaf. Without a doubt, anything that has gold is always lavish.

Priceless Weenie

We all know where the best hotdogs come from..a hotdog stand! Hotdogs at stands are sold at a very low price. They all taste the same too. However, what about an overpriced hotdog. Does it taste the same or is it tastier? The most overpriced hotdog is $145.49. The California Capitol City Dawg is located in Capitol Dawg, Sacramento. It is ¾ pound, 18” all-beef frank with French mustard. The hotdog has garlic, herb mayo, shallots, baby greens, Swedish moose cheese, and applewood smoked bacon. Furthermore, it has tomato, dried cranberries, basil olive oil, and pepper. The hot dog has herb focaccia rolled with white truffle butter.

El Taco

It’s time to take a vacation to Mexico for the precious and most expensive taco. It is an entree at the Grand Velas Los Cabos resort. It is worth $25,000. Would you get a taco or a car for that much? Firstly, the taco’s corn tortilla is infused with gold. Secondly, on top, there is Kobe beef and lobster. The toppings include black truffle Brie, Beluga caviar, and of course, gold! The creator of the taco is Juan Licerio. Also, to order the dear taco, you have to be staying at the resort. Although, not just any room at the resort, but the presidential suite. It doesn’t end there. Just like a car, you have to put down a $12,500 deposit.

Time for Pie

Who doesn’t love pie?! Everyone loves pie, especially on Thanksgiving. There are different kinds of pie such as apple pie, pumpkin pie, and meat pie. There is an exclusive meat pie worth $14, 260 for the whole pie. If you want just one slice, it’s going to cost you $1,781. At the Fench Gate Inn of Lancashire in the UK, the meat pie consists of Wagyu beef fillet, Chinese matsutake mushrooms, winter black truffles, and French blue foot mushrooms. Moreover, there is an edible gold leaf covering the pie crust.

Soupy Soup

Do you eat soup or drink it? It doesn’t matter. What matters is the soup and the price you’re paying for it. AnQi is a Vietnamese soup worth $5,800. Bash Benefactor Dinner auctioned the soup for $5,800. The money went to charity. The soup’s noodles are thin and long. You won’t need to chew because the noodles are super soft and slippery. However, you can chew them to taste them better. The noodles come from a rare blue lobster. There is quality Wagyu beef with foie gras broth and white Alba truffles. You can find AnQi at Tiato cafe. Also, it is on the menu at the Crustacean.

Juicy Watermelon

It turns out, fruits are expensive too! Who knew there were different types of watermelons. Densuke Black Watermelon is the most expensive watermelon. It even sounds fancy. The watermelon is special because it only grows on the island of Hokkaido, Japan. Additionally, limited watermelons are harvested. People say it has a different taste to the watermelon we know. The Densuke Black Watermelon has a crisp texture and a different taste for sweetness.

Truffle, Truffle

Nature can do so many things. It produces the ingredients for the most delicious foods, especially the expensive ones. The reason why meals are expensive is because of the cost of ingredients. For instance, the Italian white Alba truffle is worth $160,406. There are black truffles and white truffles. On the other hand, the black ones are cheaper than the white ones. In other words, the white truffles are rare and hard to prepare. The Alba truffle has a unique flavor. It comes from a small market in Northern Italy.

Let’s All Eat Cake!

Cakes could be expensive depending on the ingredients and size. Did you know there is a cake that is worth $1.72 million. It comes from Tokyo. Diamond Christmas Cake is the name of the most expensive cake. Jeong Hong-Yong, a chef, created the cake for six months. It took one month to make. Inside the cake is a double-layer, marzipan-coated fruitcake. Jeong decorated the cake with diamonds. Jeong uses 223 diamonds.

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