A Brooklyn restaurant is serving a $100 24k lobster roll

A newly-opened Brooklyn restaurant is serving up some very luxurious lobster rolls — which are made with real gold.

According to Eater, BK Lobster in Crown Heights is offering up its very special Golden Lobster Roll since it’s grand opening this weekend.

The seafood dish, which costs a whopping $100, comes infused with 24 karat edible gold. 

Gilded: BK Lobster in Crown Heights is offering up its very special Golden Lobster Roll for $100

Gilded: BK Lobster in Crown Heights is offering up its very special Golden Lobster Roll for $100

Gilded: BK Lobster in Crown Heights is offering up its very special Golden Lobster Roll for $100

Budget: The restaurant also has regular lobster rolls for around $20

Budget: The restaurant also has regular lobster rolls for around $20

Budget: The restaurant also has regular lobster rolls for around $20

Glitzy: The Golden Lobster Roll consists of three tails wrapped in gold leaf and comes with a glass of wine with 23k gold flakes

Glitzy: The Golden Lobster Roll consists of three tails wrapped in gold leaf and comes with a glass of wine with 23k gold flakes

Glitzy: The Golden Lobster Roll consists of three tails wrapped in gold leaf and comes with a glass of wine with 23k gold flakes

The Golden Lobster Roll consists of three tails wrapped in gold leaf. 

Diners who opt for the incredibly expensive lobster roll also get a glass of wine with 23k gold flakes, promising a truly glitzy experience.  

If that’s a bit out of budget, visitors can order regular old lobster rolls for $18 and up.

According to Gothamist, all of the toppings and spreads at the restaurant, including mayo and bacon, are actually vegan. 

Meat gets glam! 212 Steakhouse in New York City is selling a steak covered in edible 14K gold

Meat gets glam! 212 Steakhouse in New York City is selling a steak covered in edible 14K gold

Meat gets glam! 212 Steakhouse in New York City is selling a steak covered in edible 14K gold

Luxe meal: Called The Gold Experience, it uses 6oz. of Kobe beef, which is already pretty pricey — but with the gold, is costs $400

Luxe meal: Called The Gold Experience, it uses 6oz. of Kobe beef, which is already pretty pricey — but with the gold, is costs $400

Luxe meal: Called The Gold Experience, it uses 6oz. of Kobe beef, which is already pretty pricey — but with the gold, is costs $400

BK Lobster is hardly the first eatery to sprinkle real, edible gold on their food — in fact, it’s not even the only spot in New York City to embrace the gimmick.

In November, 212 Steakhouse debuted ‘The Gold Experience,’ a 6oz. 24k gold Kobe beef steak for $400.

‘The Steak itself had lots of marbling and it was soooooo tender. It literally melted in my mouth,’ gushed @feedyourgirlfriend, who tried it around the time of its debut. 

‘The most extra meal I’ve had – it was so tender and delicious,’ wrote @matchadee.

Metal mouth: These 24-karat gold chicken wings debuted at The Ainsworth

Metal mouth: These 24-karat gold chicken wings debuted at The Ainsworth

Metal mouth: These 24-karat gold chicken wings debuted at The Ainsworth

Kim Kardashian's friend Jonathan Cheban helped unveil the wings and collaborated on them with the restaurant

Kim Kardashian's friend Jonathan Cheban helped unveil the wings and collaborated on them with the restaurant

Kim Kardashian's friend Jonathan Cheban helped unveil the wings and collaborated on them with the restaurant

Kim Kardashian's friend Jonathan Cheban helped unveil the wings and collaborated on them with the restaurant

Kim Kardashian’s friend Jonathan Cheban helped unveil the wings and collaborated on them with the restaurant 

And in May of 2018, The Ainsworth came out with chicken wings covered in edible 24-karat gold.

Kim Kardashian’s friend Jonathan Cheban helped unveil the wings, which hit menus at the restaurant’s locations in Chelsea and the East Village.

Ten wings cost $45, 20 wings $90, and for $1,000 diners could order 50 wings with a bottle of Champagne Armand de Brignac.

Jonathan created the wings in collaboration with The Ainsworth owner Brian Mazza, who raved about them as well. 

‘The creative process is hands down the best part of my job! This 24k Gold Wing collab with @foodgod was a really fun project!’

Height of decadence: Industry Kitchen in New York City has a pizza on offer topped with truffles, caviar, and 24-karat gold

Height of decadence: Industry Kitchen in New York City has a pizza on offer topped with truffles, caviar, and 24-karat gold

Height of decadence: Industry Kitchen in New York City has a pizza on offer topped with truffles, caviar, and 24-karat gold

Interesting mix: The pizza, which requires 48 hours advance notice on orders, works out to $250 per slice

Interesting mix: The pizza, which requires 48 hours advance notice on orders, works out to $250 per slice

Interesting mix: The pizza, which requires 48 hours advance notice on orders, works out to $250 per slice

And in 2016, Industry Kitchen earned internet buzz when it debuted The 24k, a pizza made with gold, for a whopping $2,000.

The 24k flakes on the pizza top imported white stilton cheese, dollops of Ossetra caviar from the Caspian Sea, as well as truffles and Fois Gras from France.

Sliced into eight pieces, the pizza works out to $250 per slice, meaning it costs roughly $50 per bite.

Talking to Town & Country, Industry Kitchen Executive Chef Braulio Bunay said he was inspired to create the pizza by the city’s Financial District, which he described as ‘the epitome of decadence’.

‘The pizza is extremely rich — if you’re in the mood for a lavish meal, this is the pizza for you,’ he said.

Bunay also claimed that, despite its decadence – and price tag – using the ingredients as pizza toppings made it ‘more approachable’. 

 

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