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Morning Start: The most expensive plate of french fries costs $200

Your morning start for Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

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Fun fact: The most expensive plate of french fries costs $200

Serendipty3, a restaurant based in Manhattan, N.Y., added a plate of french fries to their menu that costs $200 US (roughly $247 CAD), earning the dish the Guinness World Record of the most expensive french fries.

The recipe includes:

  • Upstate Chipperbeck potatoes
  • Dom Perignon Champagne
  • J. LeBlanc French Champagne Ardenne Vinegar
  • Batches of pure cage-free goose fat from France
  • Guerande Truffle Salt
  • Truffle oil
  • Crete Senesi Pecorino Tartufello cheese
  • Shaved black summer truffles from Italy
  • Truffle butter
  • Organic A2 A2 100 per cent grass-fed cream from Jersey Cows
  • Gruyere Truffled Swiss Raclette that has been aged for three months
  • 23k edible gold dust

To top it off, the fries are served on a Baccarat crystal Arabesque Plate, which comes with a matching bowl carrying Mornay dipping sauce.

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