With lobster and caviar, the Zillion Dollar Frittata is the world’s most expensive omelette. Norma’s restaurant in New York’s Le Parker Meridien Hotel gives you the not-to-be-missed opportunity to show off for a mere $1,000. Not much to impress a date or a partner.
But foodies prepared to shell out for the lavish dish may think they are getting their money’s worth due the value of the fishy nibbles within. The 10 ounces of sevruga caviar piled on top is the highest category of the delicacy from the Caspian Sea – and it ordinarily retails at about $65 an ounce.
Still, there’s no need to get eggy about it – there is a precedent for such eggs-travagance. A London restaurant served up what was then thought to be the planet’s costliest omelette . And that was a relative bargain at a mere $140. The pricey delight, available from London eaterie Bosidale, was made of gulls’ eggs and contained lobster, crab and truffles. Chef Neil Churchill said: “It’s a lot of money for an omelette. But our diners will feel it’s money well spent when they taste it.
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