Work Up a Haughty Appetite
Sure, there are some status-symbol foods out there, like expensive champagne, high-end caviar, or Costco’s 72-pound wheel of imported cheese. But would you pay $200 for French fries dusted in truffle salt? How about $2,500 for a holiday turkey covered in 24-karat gold leaf? These not-so-humble dishes have made it onto menus across the country and around the world, complete with price tags that may get even Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk to bat an eyelash.