Where you can try burgers for $5000, omelets for $1000 and a pizza for €8000
The rule “the more expensive the better” in the case of cooking does not always work. Sandwich, cooked in a nondescript cafe, someone seems much more appetizing than filet Mignon from the elite restaurant. On the other hand, having ordered a dish, the cost of which is calculated even tens and hundreds of conditional units, Willy-nilly, you will begin to admire his taste — not least because they do not want to regret the money spent. However, as a rule, the admiration is quite sincere, the creators of expensive dishes tend not to make money out of anything, but to show their culinary skills and imagination. Forbes chose 10 edible masterpieces, which are able to inflict a serious blow to the budget gourmet.
Frenchman, Hubert Keller is widely respected among American chefs. He owns several restaurants, including Fleur, located in the world capital of gambling. It is here that serves a giant Burger for $5000: a Kobe beef, foie Gras and truffle sauce, all on a lush crispy bun. As a bonus — a bottle of Château Pétrus wine harvest in 1995, and exclusive glass that, if the client so wishes, will be shipped out to his home along with a certificate of quality. In addition, the satellite or companion, who will order the FleurBurger 5000, will receive a free Burger — though ordinary. Continue reading
Take, for example, the first dish, called “Gargullo” from Michel Brasa (Laguiole, France). This salad is more like a painting than a restaurant dish. However, this salad and its composition may include about 60 ingredients. Depending on the season, Michelle picks up the ingredients – this can be grass, and seeds, and vegetables, and even flowers that combine to give here is unusual, beautiful dish.
The next dish is also from France, it is served in the restaurant of Pierre Gagnaire (Paris). The dish is called “Crystal wind”, it is based on meringue. To achieve the airiness of protein in it add water and sugar and get the crystals.
Here is an unusual dish to find in Spain. This snail caviar and this dish is called “El Bulli”.
How about the egg with caviar and whipped cream? Want to try? Then you are in the new York restaurant Jean Georges.
“Palm heart” is the next dish that is served in the restaurant Alinea (Chicago, USA). The dish consists of five pieces of palm-trees with different fillings.
Another masterpiece of culinary art from the restaurant French Laundr (California,USA). This dish is called a “Moulard Duck foie Gras”. Served with blueberries and flowers from your own garden. Continue reading
Many of us think that the most terrible that will offer them the menu foreign restaurants, it’s snails or frog legs. And not want to taste fried tarantulas, poisonous fish fillets or stewed bats? Well, or a dessert from the brain of a monkey? No? And scholars, incidentally, claim that it tastes reminiscent of a delicate rice pudding…
Under the knife of chef in different parts of the world’s most incredible animals. In the ranking of gourmet-ekstremalov lead, undoubtedly, Asians. For the European list of obscure names in a foreign language offered at restaurants in Cambodia or Vietnam, is akin to Russian roulette. So I think then that it makes cracking sounds so appetizing on your teeth.
Cambodia: tarantulas. If you find yourself in the town of Skuon near the capital of Cambodia don’t faint when you stuck to sellers with trays and trays piled still alive, moving or already roasted “dish”. However, most emerging in Cambodia foreigners to “ping” have not matured yet. But local foodies wondered, why not to crunch such a tasty spider the size of a hand?
Not to say that modern Cambodians eat spiders from hunger. Even poor peasants. Not enough food: rice, fish, chickens, and pigs. Spiders they really like. Tarantula “a-ping” among cambodiacambodia the same delicacy as caviar in the West. However, it still needs to properly prepare. Continue reading