06 Apr 11 New York restaurant puts world’s most expensive “haute” dog on menu
What was created as a novelty item last year has now been added to a popular New York restaurant menu permanently. The ‘Serendipity Foot Long Haute Dog’ – sexied up with the food equivalent of diamonds and pearls – was admitted into the Guinness World Records last year for being the most expensive hot dog in the world, at $69.
Months after its creation, Serendipity 3, the city’s first coffee house boutique and a favorite tourist destination in Manhattan, has now put the luxurious ‘haute’ dog on their menu for the deep-pocketed, hot dog aficionado.
The foot-long hot dog (30 cm) is made from pure beef, grilled in white truffle oil, sandwiched in a pretzel bun imported from Germany, and toasted with white truffle butter.
In lieu of ketchup, mustard and relish, the hot dog is topped with medallions of duck foie gras with black truffles and served with condiments of black truffle Dijon mustard, caramelized Vidalia onions and heirloom tomato ketchup.
“The hot dog is a little bit of Americana, but the ‘haute dog’ is total glamour,” said Serendipity 3 owner Stephen Bruce.
It’s not the first time the coffee shop has created a record-breaking dish. They also hold the title for the World’s Most Expensive Ice Cream Sundae and the World’s Largest Hot Chocolate…..