We usually pay, what, $6 or $7 for a cheesesteak in Philly, and you have a LOT of options... but would you ever buy a $120 cheesesteak. Yes, one cheesesteak for $120! Barclay Prime is offering it, and it looks good bro, but.... $120??? That's a bit much, don't ya think?
"The menu at Barclay Prime in Philadelphia boasts luxurious ingredients like wagyu ribeye, foie gras and truffled cheese, and the treats are used in the restaurants $120 Philly cheesesteak — the most expensive in America, according to a new episode of CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich."
Executive Chef Mark Twersky starts with waygu, a famously tender Japanese beef. The meat costs $75 per pound and is guaranteed with a certificate of authenticity. He adds the beef to a sesame roll with foie gras mousse and truffle butter, adding a few extra truffles for good measure.
Then the sandwich is laden with the Italian Caciotta al Tartufo cheese, which is a blend of cow's milk, sheep's milk and truffles."