The worlds most expensive soup costs $688 per bowl – It has a fungus that’s practically worth its weight in gold!


Las Vegas has gained a reputation for extravagance and excess and the city’s Talon Club at the Cosmopolitan stays true to that reputation with their ultra-exclusive, ultra-expensive soup that’s priced at $688 per bowl. No, it doesn’t contain gold or diamonds, but it has one ingredient that comes pretty close: Cordyceps fungus.

This isn’t your average mushroom. It supposedly only grows at altitudes of 3,800 meters above sea level and is valued at $14,000 per gram. The Talon Club sources their Cordyceps from the Himalayas. That’s a long way to go for soup!

Also read -  At $15 million this is most expensive one bedroom flat in London

The Club’s special soup features black-skinned chicken breast, longan berry, and red date, served in a tea-like broth featuring a quarter ounce of Cordyceps in every bowl. “Our special ingredient, the Cordyceps fungus, is believed to have extremely powerful healing properties such as acting as a natural cancer treatment, anti-aging supplement and even mythed to be an aphrodisiac,” said a press release for The Cosmopolitan’s Talon Club.

Also read -  Not San Francisco or Zurich, but it's Tel Aviv that is the most expensive city on the planet.

Cordyceps soup may be good for the heart and soul, but it’s definitely hard on the wallet.

[Via:Nydailynews]

Tags from the story
,
Written By
Vivien is a features writer with over eight years of expertise, specializing in celebrities and fashion. Since 2013, she has contributed to Luxurylaunches, delving deep into celebrity lifestyles and high-end fashion trends. Her pieces capture the essence of luxury, from coveted couture to intriguing collaborations. Beyond her journalistic pursuits, Vivien aspires for sun-soaked moments in St. Tropez, unique Nike Air Max sneakers, and Cartier's timeless Baignoire watch. With a discerning eye and a knack for capturing the opulence of the celebrity world, she remains a trusted voice in the realms of glamour and style.