William L. purchased a Starbucks "Mega Grande Latte," a 160-ounce coffee drink for $83.75 US. The drink featured 99 shots of espresso, 17 pumps of vanilla syrup, mocha, and matcha powder. It contained 6,464 milligrams of caffeine. Read more about the feat here.
To celebrate selling its five millionth food and drink voucher in the UK, online marketplace Groupon partnered with London-based restaurant merchant, Honky Tonk, and created The Glamburger.
Chef Chris Large made the burger patty with 220 grams of Kobe Wagyu beef minced with 60 grams of New Zealand venison to perfectly balance the fat content, with a rich center of black truffle brie to create a liquid pocket once the meat has cooked. The burger patty is then seasoned with smoked Himalayan salt and served with a Canadian lobster poached in Iranian saffron. Atop the lobster was maple syrup coated streaky bacon, Beluga caviar and a hickory smoked duck egg intricately covered in edible gold leaf. The bun is seasoned with a Japanese matcha and cream mayonnaise and coated in gold leaf. The finishing touches are a mango and champagne jus and grated white truffle.
The Glamburger currently retails at £1,100.
Online marketplace Groupon Japan partnered with Chef Mario Frittoli in creating the most expensive soba dish.
The dish contains the finest high-quality ingredients including Hokkaido soba flour, lobster, Beluga caviar, sea urchin, tomato, avocado, Ouma tuna belly, gold leaf, Japanese seaweed, and 30-year-old balsamic vinegar.
The soba dish currently retails at 270,000 Japanese Yen, approximately $2,200.00.
Online marketplace Groupon Hong Kong partnered with Chef Chan Kowk Keung in creating the most expensive steamed bun.
The bun contains the finest high-quality ingredients including dried abalone, dried sea cucumber, and dried fish maw king. Popular bun fillings include lotus paste, egg custard and char siu.
The steamed bun currently retails at 16,888 Hong Kong Dollars, approximately $2,178.45.
To celebrate selling its two millionth food and beverage voucher sale, online marketplace Groupon Australia partnered with Lord Dudley Hotel in Woollhara, Sydney and created The Surf & Turf.
The pie contains the finest high quality ingredients including West Australian lobster, Wagyu beef, truffles, porcini mushrooms, gold leaf and two bottles of the finest Penfolds Grange wine.
The Surf & Turf currently retails at 12,000 AUD.
To celebrate the 2016 Chinese New Year, online marketplace Groupon Malaysia partnered with Ruyi & Lyn in creating the most expensive Yee Sang.
Created by Chef James Ho, the dish contains the finest ingredients from around the world including two Australian Dry eight-head abalone, Black Winter Italian truffles, French Osetra Sturgeon caviar, Japanese sea urchins, blue fin otoro tuna belly, Botan-ebi sweet shrimp sashimi, Australian lobster sashimi, Dom Perignon Vintage 2006 Champagne, edible jelly, Japanese cabbages, purple carrots, tomato emela, cucumbers, sesame sauce, red and yellow carrots, purple cabbages, Okinawa sea grapes, Koushindaikon red radishes, Daikon white radishes, sweet Carrots, myouga ginger, assorted edible flowers, French gold dush powder, colourful rice crackers, black and white sesame, Italian olive oil, Thai chili sauce, wasabi cream, Ohba leaves, Mandarin oranges, Morel mushrooms, pomelo, peanuts, pickled onions and cooking liquor.
The Yee Sang currently retails at 16,888 Malaysian Ringgit, approximately 4,062.50 US Dollars.
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