The World's Most Expensive Foods!

White Truffle

Not surprising, the white truffle is the world's most expensive mushroom. Found in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy, the white truffle's price is due to it's relative rarity. These truffles are generally sold for anywhere between $1,350 and $2,700 per kilogram. The record price paid for this delicacy, however, was $330,000 for 1.5 kilograms worth. 

Essen Platinum Club Sandwich

The world's most expensive sandwich is the Essen Platinum Club Sandwich. It is a triple-decker sandwich, containing the finest grade chicken, ham, hard-boiled quails' eggs and white truffles. This sandwich contains almost 2,000 calories and is the world's most expensive, selling for a hefty price of almost $200. 

Steak and Mushroom Pie

Based on the traditional steak and mushroom pie that is so popular in England, this dish contains $1,000 worth of Wagyu beef, $3,330 worth of Matsutake mushrooms, two bottles of Chateau Mouton Rothschild priced at $4,200 each, black truffles and edible gold leaf. The whole pie serves 8 people and costs around $15,900. A single slice costs $1,990, but is also served with a glass of champagne.

Le Parker Meridien Omelet

The most expensive omelet in the world is sold at Le Parker Meridien restaurant in New York City. It contains 10 ounces of Sevruga caviar, six eggs, and an entire lobster. If you order it in the restaurant, it costs $1,000. To make it yourself at home, the ingredients will only run you $700.

Serendipity 3 Sundae

One of the most expensive desserts in the world is a sundae sold at Serendipity 3, located on the east side of Manhattan. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's most expensive dessert, it consists of five scoops of Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream, Madagascar vanilla, 23 karat edible gold leaf, and the world's most expensive chocolate, the Amedei Porceleana. To order this rich dessert, it will cost you over $1,000. 

Kona Nigari Water

The most expensive water in the world is Kona Nigari water. This desalinated, high-mineral water comes from the deep waters off the coast of Hawaii and costs $16.75 per ounce. 

Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum

This rum is the highest-selling because of it's rarity as well as it's high proof. Bottled in 1940, there are only 4 bottles left in the world, each priced at around $53,000. 



A rare Chinese green tea, Tieguanyin costs $3,000 per kilo (2 lbs, 3 oz) and approximately $15 for a single cup. 

Kopi Luwak

You can't have a discussion of the world's most expensive foods without mentioning Kopi Luwak. Originating from Sumatra, Kopi Luwak is created from coffee beans that have passed through the digestive track of the Asian Palm Civet. The civets eat the coffee berries and the undigested beans pass through their system. The beans are then collected and brewed. Many people claim that the coffee has a high level of complex acidity that cannot be achieved through any other brewing method. With only around 500 pounds of beans produced every year, the cost for a pound is upwards of $300.

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