The $175 Hamburger

22 05 2008

Hoots has some really wickedly good hamburgers. We have juke joint burgers, a little family drive-in called K and N that makes a slaw burger (and slaw dog) that would make slap your mama and a restaurant also offers a burger called the “Big Ass Cheeseburger” that I believe is the size of poodle. Except for the latter, all of these sandwiches run about 2 bucks.

Well, say no more, you can now buy this in New York City.

A Manhattan restaurant is offering a hamburger that costs $175 and is topped with gold. It’s made of Kobe beef. It comes with black truffles, foie gras and Gruyere cheese in addition to gold flakes.

I realize that the gold and the truffles can make your burger a bit pricey as well as the addition of Kobe beef but I can tell you this without hesitation.

There ain’t a burger in the world worth $175.

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2 responses

22 05 2008
squirrelqueen

Hey, Kobe is the NBA’s MVP this year.
That must have upped the price some.
snark

23 05 2008
lovable liberal

Bastard spawn of too much money and too little sense – sort of like the Cadillac Escalade.

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