For your weekend eating pleasure, this breaking burger news! This is the most expensive hamburger in the world, says the Guinness Book of World Records.
SERENDIPITY 3 DELIVERS!
This is sold at New York’s Serendipity 3 Restaurant for $295, and here is what it has to offer you for the money: Japanese Waygu beef, 10-herb white truffle butter, smoked Pacific sea salt, 18-month cheddar cheese, shaved black truffles, a quail egg, and a white truffle-buttered roll.
SOLID GOLD TOOTHPICK!
The kicker is the solid gold, diamond-encrusted toothpick holding the world’s most expensive burger together.
Here is the official press release:
Landmark NYC Restaurant, Serendipity 3, Receives a Guinness World Records® Title for the Most Expensive Hamburger in the World!
NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Serendipity 3 has been slinging burgers at their famous Upper East Side location since 1954 to the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Andy Warhol, and a galaxy of current-day stars.
In honor of National Hamburger Month, Serendipity has created a haute cuisine version of the iconic American dish! Known as Le Burger Extravagant, this $295.00 burger is a mix of Japanese Waygu beef infused with 10-herb white truffle butter, seasoned with Salish Alderwood smoked Pacific sea salt, topped with cheddar cheese — hand-formed by the famous cheesemaker James Montgomery in Somerset, England, and cave-aged for 18 months — shaved black truffles, a fried quail egg and served on a white truffle-buttered Campagna Roll, which is topped with a blini, creme fraiche, and Paramout Caviar’s exclusive Kaluga caviar — a beautiful golden caviar with a buttery, nutty taste and large pearls from the Huso Dauricus farm raised in Quzhou, China.
The finishing touch to this incredible burger is a solid gold “Fleur de Lis” toothpick encrusted with diamonds and designed by world-renowned jeweler Euphoria New York.
The profits of this record-breaking burger will be donated to the Bowery Mission — serving homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879.
This Guinness World Record-setting hamburger is available for a limited time for $295.00 with a 48-hour notice. http://www.serendipity3.com/
A PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER!
Here is the effort previously put forth by db Bistro Moderne in New York – their double truffle burger went for only $150. A bargain!
Let the bar be raised!