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The Most Expensive Foods around the World

Updated on February 3, 2015

Would you spend $666 dollars on a single burger? Probably not. No one has yet. You may have heard of the Douche Burger which is now being served in New York. A lot of rumors have stated that this is a hoax, but no, it’s not. That burger is already ridiculous, but let me present to you the other most expensive food around the world.


In Israel, farming is one of the expensive hobbies. Because water is so precious for the Israelis, growing a lemon tree can be really challenging. A tree that is about to bear fruits costs around $155 each. The buyer can never be sure if that tree can bear a basket full of lemons but usually, a lemon tree can only produce up to 4 fruits during the first season.

Lemon Tree
Lemon Tree | Source

Dessert Cake

Carl Weininger was served the most expensive dessert cake during his stay in Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel located in Cumbria. The chocolate cake is served with whiskey, orange and peach. It is then layered with biscuit joconde and champagne jelly. Finally, the cake is covered with gold leaf. Two-carat diamond is also placed on top of the chocolate cake. Guests can avail it at $34,000 USD.

World's Most Expensive Dessert Cake
World's Most Expensive Dessert Cake | Source


Antarctic Nail Ale is a limited edition beer brewed by Nail Brewing Company located in Australia. It was sold in an auction at $800. It’s good that the sales for this beer went to the charity.

Most Expensive Beer
Most Expensive Beer | Source


Piere Herme started his pastry chef career when he was just 14. He found his success after being able to open different stores in Tokyo and Paris. He is also the inventor of the world’s most expensive macaroons. The macaroons are made up with fleur de sell, balsamic vinegar and meringue puffs. These ingredients are held together with the customers’ choice of ingredient which includes chocolate (made with red wine) or peanut butter, and more. These macaroons can cost as much as $7,414.

Most Expensive Macaroons
Most Expensive Macaroons | Source

Beef Noodle Soup

Taipei serves the most expensive beef noodle soup at $320. Mr. Congyuan Wang, the owner of the recipe was determined to find the best beef that would complete his recipe. He traveled for five years, and finally, he found the best beefs in Japan, Australia and the US. His restaurant serves only up to 10 bowls of this expensive beef noodles per day.

Beef Noodle Soup
Beef Noodle Soup | Source

Douche Burger

You can find the most expensive burger in New York, sold by a food cart named 666 Burger. Like the other expensive foods, this one is made with edible gold leaf. Other ingredients include Kobe beef patty, caviar, foie gras, Gruyere cheese, Himalayan rock salt as well as kopi luwak barbecue sauce. With its wonderful ingredients, you can already imagine how this burger tastes like. This burger costs $666 and according to Franz Alique, the owner of the burger truck, the burger may not taste good but it will make you feel rich.

The second most expensive burger, called Le Burger Extravagant, is also in New York. This burger boasts Japanese Wagyu beef, also known as the most expensive beef in the world. The burger's cheese came from James Montgomery's farm. Like the Douche Burger, Le Burger Extravagant also consists of truffles. The burger is available in Serendipity 3 and costs $295.

Douche Burger: The World's Most Expensive Burger
Douche Burger: The World's Most Expensive Burger | Source

Berco’s Billion Dollar Popcorn

If you think cinema popcorns are too expensive, consider this billion dollar popcorn. It's called Berco's Billion Dollar Popcorn and is made of 'only the best ingredients' found worldwide. Berco uses Laeso salt and the butter from Vermont Creamery. For the caramel, Berco uses organic sugar and vanilla from Nielsen Massey. For the garnishing, the popcorn is sprinkled with gold flakes. Berco allows its customers to taste the billion dollar popcorn by making a quart available for $100. Their biggest packaging is 6.5 gallons which costs $1,000.

Berco's Billion Dollar Popcorn
Berco's Billion Dollar Popcorn | Source

Serendipity Foot-Long Haute Dog

Another one from Serendipity 3, this foot-long dog has been in the market since 2010s National Hot Dog Day. The beef used for the hot dog is grilled using white truffle oil. Salted pretzel bread is used for the bun and is heated on white truffle butter. Duck foie gras, onions, Dijon mustard and heirloom tomato ketchup is used for the toppings.This hot dog costs $69. Also, customers are advised to order the hot dog 24 hours in advance.

Serendipity Foot Long Haute Dog
Serendipity Foot Long Haute Dog | Source


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      TheChaiiChi 4 years ago

      Thank you for the tip. I will edit this hub soon ...

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      Vickiw 4 years ago

      I like the way you have done headings to your paragraphs! Your Hub needs to be longer! Otherwise very good, nicely written.