Golden Gourmet: 10 gilded food items you will want to devour NOW!

By Surina Dasgupta


Love food and all things bling? Well, you can now combine fine dine and gold! We’re all about the extravagant life, and to raise the bar for decadence all around the world, the finest chefs are making food with actual, edible gold. Here are some gleaming dishes that will make your mouth water.

23-Karat Gold Chocolate Bacon- $39.99 (Rs. 2573) per piece

For all the bacon lovers out there, there’s a new luxury delight in town! Combining the three best things in the world- chocolate, bacon and gold, this edible delight is proof that too much of a good thing just makes it great! Priced at $39.99 a piece, this chocolate coated Cherrywood smoked bacon will definitely make you drool.

Marni-Laduree Gold Leaf Macarons- $100/ Rs. 6,435 per box

Italian luxury brand Marni teamed up with Parisian patisserie Ladurée and voila, we have gold leaf macarons. These delectable chocolate delights are priced at $100 for eighteen pieces (i.e. a box). As if macarons weren’t already perfect, add gold on top of it for a symphony of tastes in your mouth!

Diamond and Gold Lasagna- $100/ Rs. 6,435

The diamond and gold lasagna is a divine twist on the Italian staple. With white diamond truffles and a 23-carat gold leaf, this dish is pure decadence! With such extravagance, a dish like this can only be found in Las Vegas, specifically the Mirage Hotel and Resort. Made with the finest ingredients, this dish is available at $100 a serving.

24K Imitation Caviar

As if caviar wasn’t fancy enough, you can now get imitation caviar made of 24K gold! At $200 for 2.6 ounces (read: a tiny box), this steeply priced food item is made with lemon, white wine and sugar. Used to decorate desserts and high-end sushi, one can eat this just as is for a super expensive mouthful!

The Thousand-Dollar Bagel – $1,000/ Rs. 64,355 per piece

As the name suggests, each individual bagel is sold for $1,000 and is the most expensive bagel in the world! With white truffle cream cheese, goji berry jelly and of course, edible gold, this bagel is only available on 24-hour prior request. Made by chef Frank Tujague at the Westin Hotel in New York, this gilded elite breakfast item is only available in the morning.

Cadbury Wispa Gold Chocolate Bar – $1600/ Rs. 1,02,968 per bar

This insane candy bar is valued at the exact price of its weight in gold! The Cadbury Wispa chocolate bar was made in 2008, and was the most expensive chocolate bar ever made. The bar of chocolate is covered in edible gold and wrapped in gold leaf packaging. This chocolate is definitely made for the gods!

Pizza Royale 007

The second most popular dish, of course a golden pizza exists! Chef Dominico Crolla created this pie with salmon, lobster champagne soaked tomatoes, and to add bling, some 24K edible gold! Sold at $4,200, the chef made this pizza to raise money for charity.

Serendipity 3 Frrrozen Haute Chocolate

This exquisite creation from Serendipity 3 in New York has one of the world’s most expensive desserts ever created. The Frozen Hot Chocolate comes in a Baccarat crystal goblet with a gold and white diamond bracelet on the stem, which you get to keep, along with a $14,000 golden spoon! With 28 types of chocolate and 23 karat gold leaf lining the goblet, this is all things shiny plus dessert in one glittery package.

Chocolate Pudding

At an astounding $35,000, this hand-crafted dessert made by Chef Marc Guilbert, is covered in gold leaves and a magnificent two-carat diamond. Containing numerous gifts, including an 18k gold bracelet and a gold spoon set with white diamonds, this pudding cake tops the list of most expensive gold covered things to eat!

All this gold- covered food looks like pure indulgence. Also, it’s making us hungry. Want to snack on some gold chocolate bacon, tbh.


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