The $1000 Omlette
Expensive tastes? Why not try this $1000 omlette? It's got the usual omlette ingredients, one whole lobster, and 10oz of sevruga caviar. Would you take the $1000, or the omlette? (not very good pics unfortunately)


A restaurant in New York is offering something special to customers with expensive tastes - a $1,000 omelette. Diners at Norma's in Le Parker Meridien hotel can now order the "Zillion Dollar Frittada", a Spanish omelette with lobster and 10oz (280g) of caviar.


Restaurant manager Steven Pipes said it began as a lesser dish, but his chefs "decided to have some fun with it".

"We thought we should really make something that would be a spectacular feast for a celebration," he said.

The restaurant has a bell which will be rung whenever a customer orders the 3,000-calorie dish, topped with sevruga caviar.

"We like to do things that are a lot of fun, a bit tongue in cheek, but also have quality," Mr Pipes said.

The first $1,000 dish was sold on Monday, to a British man who works "in the media", he added.

"I asked him whether he would finish it and he said that he would, for Queen and country."

There is a budget option, for those without the means to splurge on Manhattan's most expensive single course.

A smaller version of the Zillion Dollar Frittada retails at just $100.

Zillion dollar ingredients

  • Six eggs
  • One tbspn chopped chives
  • One-and-a-half tbsps butter
  • One lobster
  • Five tbsps heavy cream
  • 10oz sevruga caviar

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