Sunday, July 4, 2010

A list of 11 of the world's most extravagant meals

6. Nino's Bellissima Pizza - New York

There's nothing special about the sauce or the crust. This pizza earns its USD 1,000 price tag with its toppings. Nino's in New York loads down this pie with caviar and fresh Maine lobster. There's also some salmon roe and a little wasabi.

7. Dinner In The Sky

"People were getting bored with just going to the same old restaurants," says David Ghysels, the Belgian entrepreneur who created this movable restaurant suspended by a crane. If you've got the cash, Ghysels will bring his portable dining room anywhere he's got clearance. Bringing a star chef and his suspended restaurant to a US locale could cost between USD 50,000 and USD 100,000.

8. Picnic on Macaroni Beach

Mustique Island Barbecued chicken, mango and avocado salad, couscous with vegetables and rum punch sounds like standard picnic fare. Unless, of course, your picnic is on Macaroni Beach, on the exclusive Mustique island in the West Indies. The private island is open only to guests who own or rent some of its stunning villas, all of which come with their own kitchen staff.

9. Chef's Table at L'Espadon Paris

This restaurant, complete with a climbing lilac tree in the middle of the opulent dining room, serves up dishes like roast rib of milk-fed veal in a hay-infused stock and filet de boeuf Rossini with "cappuccino-style" mashed potatoes (with truffles and cocoa). Occasionally, Executive Chef Michel Roth invites guests to dine at the chef's table, offering a ringside seat to the choreography of the Ritz's mythical kitchens.

10. Private Dinner at Chef Louis Pous

For diners who aren't into travelling, Little Palm Island resort chef Louis Pous has started making house calls. For USD 10,000 (for up to 10 people) plus travel costs, the chef and his staff of two will fly anywhere in the United States to prepare a private meal. The package, which must be reserved 30 days in advance, does not include wines, china or stemware.

11. Dinner at Three on the Bund - Shanghai

This small domed dining room capping Three on the Bund, Shanghai's upmarket shopping and dining complex, is so intimate it can only squeeze in two diners and a butler. While taking in the panoramic views of Shanghai, you can feast on food from any of the restaurants in the complex including Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Jean Georges, Laris or Whampoa Club, for about USD 500 for two.



Saturday, July 3, 2010

A list of 11 of the world's most extravagant meals

The finest ingredients and top chefs are key components to the best dining experiences, but it can be the added extras that make meals or venues memorable.

Forbes.com has compiled a list of 11 of the world's most extravagant meals. Reuters has not endorsed this list:

1. Daniel Boulud's Caviar

New York City At USD 205, Daniel's tasting menu is a relative bargain compared to other high-end Manhattan eateries but care for some Champagne and caviar in the lounge before dinner? Fifty grams of Boulud's private-label Caspian Sea Golden Ossetra caviar goes for USD 860.

2. The French Laundry - Napa Valley

Even the wiliest concierges have trouble scoring reservations at Chef Thomas Keller's The French Laundry. Each day Keller and his staff create two nine-course USD 240 menus - a chef's "tasting" menu and a "vegetable" menu - promising not to repeat a single ingredient on either menu.

3. USD 1,000 Sultan's Golden Cake

Istanbul Upon request the pastry chef at hotel the Ciragan Palace Kempinski will prepare a "golden cake" that has been flavoured with fruits marinated for years in Jamaican rum, vanilla beans from French Polynesia and French wheat. But what makes this the ultimate bakery bling is the dusting of 24-karat edible gold.

4. White Truffle Dinner at Les Amis

Singapore For special clients, Les Amis, the elegant French restaurant in Singapore, can arrange a top-to-bottom white truffle menu that starts at USD 800 per person, not including wine.

5. USD 5,000 Fleur Burger - Las Vegas

Created by Fleur de Lys chef Hubert Keller, the man behind Burger Bar in the Mandalay Bay hotel, this burger contains kobe beef, truffles and foie gras. The real cost comes with the concoction's accompaniment -- a bottle of 1995 Chateau Petrus from Bordeaux.


1000$ icecream sundae at serendipity 3



Serendipity’s $1,000 Ice Cream Sundae
Cory Doctorow over at Boing
Boing points us to the folks at
DailyOlive.com, who have the
lowdown on the $1,000 Golden
Opulence Sundae designed by
New York’s Midtown/UES
Serendipity restaurant to
celebrate its 50th birthday last
year. The sundaes sell at the
rate of about one per month,
proving that while a fool may
not be born every minute, at
least one fool is jonesing for a
sugar rush every 31 days. How
are these delicacies
constructed, you ask?
… 5 scoops of the richest Tahitian vanilla bean ice
cream infused with Madagascar vanilla and covered
in 23K edible gold leaf, the sundae is drizzled with
the world’s most expensive chocolate, Amedei
Porceleana, and covered with chunks of rare Chuao
chocolate, which is from cocoa beans harvested by
the Caribbean Sea on Venezuela’s coast. The
masterpiece is suffused with exotic candied fruits
from Paris, gold dragets, truffles and Marzipan
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Cherries. It is topped with a tiny glass bowl of Grand
Passion Caviar, an exclusive dessert caviar, made of
salt-free American Golden caviar, known for its
sparkling golden color. It’s sweetened and infused
with fresh passion fruit, orange and Armagnac. The
sundae is served in a baccarat Harcourt crystal
goblet with an 18K gold spoon to partake in the
indulgence, served with a petite mother of pearl
spoon and topped with a gilded sugar flower by Ron
Ben-Israel.
No word on whether you get to keep the spoon or if the price tag
includes a Happy Ending.

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Honeymoon on moon???




Now you can plan a honeymoon on Moon!!!!
Shocking. But it is not possible.
The country like India & Japan work is in process.
There will 3 star and 4 star hotel's build on the moon.
The project will first study the practical aspects of space tourism, such as what kind of vehicles are appropriate for transporting passengers, the amount of room required for life in space, and the food that will be eaten there. The group's present image of space tourism is a one-week trip to the moon, involving a two-day journey, three days on the moon, and a two-day return trip. Because there is the danger of exposure to radiation in space, the hotel will be constructed underground. A large water tank will be installed in the ceiling of the hotel, allowing guests to enjoy the view of earth and space while shielding them from harmful rays.
This type of tourism is called "space tourism"

You can even read the link given below about the project.
A HONEYMOON ON THE MOON