Luxe Lox: Expensive Breakfasts Around the World

By Alyse Borkan  |  Jun 15, 2014
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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so you shouldn’t be afraid to spend a little money on it. Or in this case, a lot of money. Here are some of the most expensive breakfasts from around the world…

 

rerter54555Would you pay a grand for a shmear? The Westin Hotel in New York sells its signature bagel sandwich for a cool $1,000. The bagel is topped with white truffle cream cheese and goji berry infused Riesling jelly with golden leaves.

 

article-2572011-1BFFF7AE00000578-94_634x430The world’s most expensive pancake, served at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in London, costs $1,360. It is made with Scottish Native Paradise Lobster, Hulle Verge truffles, Russian beluga caviar, Scottish mussels, langoustine prawns, and Dom Perignon Rosé hollandaise sauce.

 

Screen Shot 2014-06-19 at 4.13.48 PMDrool over the $37,000 meal created by Chambord, the French black raspberry liqueur. It featured a croissant, hand-decorated with edible gold and diamonds, Bar le Duc hand-seeded red currant jam, a cup of Kopi Luwak coffee, and the pièce de résistance — a $32,178 Chambord and champagne cocktail.

 

CFE859BB4EB93CC0B826D74F4326CB_h498_w598_m2 The $1,500 Czar’s Breakfast served at the Ritz Carlton in Moscow includes vodka, foie gras, caviar, lobster, fresh fruit, pastries, truffle omelettes, Italian hams, beluga caviar, and Dom Perignon.

 

F7679CB7E7AD39CC5BFCDA8DA99214_h498_w598_m2 The Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata is actually an omelette, and (good news!) it only costs $1,000.  Served at Norma’s inside Le Parker Meridien Hotel in Manhattan, the omelette is stuffed with the meat of an entire lobster, and covered in a $650 dollop of caviar.

 

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The $235 Bacon Bling sandwich served at Tangberry’s cafe in Cheltenham, England includes eggs, a “rare breed bacon”, black truffles, truffle oil, gold leaf, gold dust, and saffron. The World Record Academy honored it with the title of world’s most expensive bacon sandwich.

 

 

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Feast your eyes on this $205 breakfast of imported Balik salmon, two duck eggs, Oscetra caviar, creme fraiche, and mini brioche served at the Ritz in London.

 

 

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4Fourteen restaurant outside of Sydney, Australia serves an egg sandwich on homemade brioche, with award-winning bacon, duck egg, gourmet tomatoes, foie gras, shaved truffles, caviar, creme fraiche, and cheese. It’s a steal at $120.

 

Timberlake-French-Toast-540x358 An overzealous fan purchased Justin Timberlake’s half-eaten french toast sold for $3,000.

 

— Paige Pacent

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