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World’s Most Expensive Pizza

while back, I posted a picture of this area’s most expensive Pizza,
from Pizza
House in Ann Arbor
.  That one was only about $25.
 Now I see there is one that is a wee bit more than that:

the $1,000 pizza..

Thu Mar 15,
2007 2:07PM EDT

YORK (Reuters) – A New York restaurateur has cooked up the most world’s
most extravagant pizza — a $1,000 pizza topped with six sorts of
caviar and fresh lobster.

Selimaj, who runs six pizza restaurants in New York, on Wednesday
unveiled his Luxury Pizza, a 12 inch (30 cms), thin crust topped with
caviar, lobster, creme fraiche and chives. Cut into eight, it works out
at $125 a slice.

know this won’t be for everyone but there are people in New York who
can afford it and once tried, they’ll be back for more. It is

don’t know about that.  Seems perverse to pay more for a pizza
that a car payment.


  1. #1 Dave Munger
    March 16, 2007

    There’s also a thousand dollar omelette in New York. Apparently that’s what everything costs there.

  2. #2 Joseph j7uy5
    March 16, 2007

    You’re right. The story about the pizza also mentions $1,000 ice-cream sundae called Golden Opulence which is covered in 23K edible gold leaf.

  3. #3 dzd
    March 16, 2007

    I wonder what sort of profit margin he’s pulling in on that.

  4. #4 paul
    March 16, 2007

    And if it tastes like a dog’s breakfast, who’s going to spit it out and admit they paid that kind of money for garbage?

  5. #5 KevinC
    March 16, 2007

    And who is eating this: the 2% who have stolen all the money, they need something to do with it. You can only carry so much bling, might as well eat bling.

  6. #6 balrog
    March 16, 2007

    Those better be some good chives!

  7. #7 blf
    March 16, 2007

    Matthew Fort (a foodie writer) at The Guardian rants about it…

  8. #8 Greg P
    March 17, 2007

    Probably what they eat at United Health board meetings.

  9. #9 Joseph j7uy5
    March 17, 2007

    Yes, your health care dollars at work.

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