One of the best parts of traveling is eating. Thus, the next time you traverse the globe, consider treating yourself to the most expensive foods from around the world. Even if some of these dishes do not exist anymore, I’m sure they will conveniently resurface upon your demand. We’ve even made a menu for you. Please take a glance.
Most Expensive Foods 1: First-Harvest Brisbane Mangoes, Australia
These first-harvest Brisbane mangoes sell for about $4,200 each. In October of 2010, 12 mangoes were auctioned for $50,000 as part of an annual fundraising event.
Most Expensive Foods 2: Kopi Luwak, Vietnam
If you can’t function without a cup of coffee in the morning, try a mug full of Kopi Luwak. It is a specialty Vietnamese coffee. This coffee is made by collecting coffee berries that are eaten and then defecated by wild civets. Moreover, it comes with a price tag of $100 to $600 per pound.
Most Expensive Foods 3: Westin Hotel Bagel, United States
This bad boy, filled with white truffle cream cheese, goji berry-infused Riesling jelly and gold leaf, was once sold for $1,000. Executive Chef Frank Tujague is the mastermind behind the world’s most expensive bagel. In addition, a portion of the proceeds was donated to the Les Amis d’Escoffier Scholarship, which benefits culinary students.
Most Expensive Foods 4: Pizza Royale 007, Scotland
This untraditional pie boasts of some of the most extravagant ingredients on the globe. Thus, the list of the ingredients includes champagne-soaked caviar, cognac-marinated lobster, and Scottish smoked salmon, to name just a few. It is also topped with edible 24-carat gold flakes. The pie was created by Chef Domenico Crolla and sold for $4,200.
Most Expensive Foods 5: The Velvet Goldmine, United States
This milkshake is the brainchild of Adrianna Biggs, the mixologist at Powder Room, located in Hollywood. At $500.00, the recipe consists of Belgian chocolate, edible gold leaf, and liquor. In addition, it is topped off with a $190 Swarovski ring.
Most Expensive Foods 6: Gold Leaf Sushi, Manila
If you’re like me and love seafood, head over to Manila to try Chef Angelito Araneta Jr.’s sushi creation. For about $1,978.15, you will receive five pieces of sushi wrapped in gold leaf, topped with caviar, three Mikimoto pearls and a diamond!
Most Expensive Foods 7: The Frrrozen Haute Chocolate, United States
For dessert, this $25,000 ice cream sundae, offered at Serendipity 3. It contains a blend of 28 different cocoas. Moreover, it’s decorated with edible gold. But if that’s not enough, it’s also served in a goblet lined with more gold, along with an 18 carat gold bracelet and 1 carat of diamonds lining the bottom. Of course, to eat this creation, you need to use a golden spoon decorated in diamonds.
TOTAL DINNER BILL: $36,978.15
Considering you opt for only one mango and the cheapest of the Kopi Luwak coffee, your bill is just short of $37,000. Ehh, it could be worse.