The $99 Burger, DB Bistro Moderne, New York City

Monday, June 12 2006 @ 06:14 pm UTC

Contributed by: Billy

If you're going to have a $1000 Sundae, why not start the meal with a $99 Burger? Using a mix of some of the finest ingredients available, you won't find this burger in a happy meal...


Quality check: Ground sirloin, boned short ribs braised in red wine, foie gras and preserved black truffle on a poppy-seed bun with homemade Parmesan, served with fresh horseradish, tomato confit, tomato, red onions and frisée lettuce. The DB Burger Royale adds black truffles (available mid-December through late March).
Check: DB Burger is $29. DB Burger Royale costs $59; a double-truffle version is $99.
Reality check: If you're gonna overpay, you might as well go all the way


The DB Burger Royale, served at lunch with Fries and condiments

The DB Burger is composed of an exterior of ground sirloin with a filling of boned short ribs braised in red wine, foie gras, black truffle and a mirepoix of root vegetables. The homemade bun is topped with toasted parmesan and layered with fresh horseradish mayonnaise, tomato confit, fresh tomato and frisée lettuce.

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