One of the things that fancy restaurants do best is make ordinary food extraordinary, then charge an extraordinary price.  Then, every so often, the folks at Guinness World Records have to get involved.

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This is the Serendipity Guinness World Record Burger from Serendipity 3 in New York City.  You can enjoy this culinary opulence for the low low price of…$295!

To be fair, this burger is made with some of the most expensive ingredients on Earth.  According to The Huffington Post, they include Wagyu beef, cave-aged English cheddar cheese, shaved black truffle, and Kaluga caviar.  And that’s just the tip of the iceburg!

All proceeds from this burger go to charity, so it’s opulence with a good heart; but still!  How many of these do you think they actually sell?

Here’s a video of the ladies on the Today Show trying the burger, including a full description of what goes into this thing.  Those lucky, lucky ladies!

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