Fleurburger 5000These are food delicacies for those who enjoy unique flavor and have a “little” extra on their accounts. But if it weren’t for those people, who are ready to spend a lot of money to experience the taste of the perfect dish, there wouldn’t be such huge progress in culinary sciences and techniques.
The most hefty priced beef, Kobe beef, comes from Japanese Wagyu cows that are fed the best grass and beer! They are bovines raised in the lap of luxury receiving daily massages to ensure the tenderness of the product. The most expensive and sought after beef is the most tender in the mouth and the most hard on the wallet. A 200 gram filet costs more than $100. Up to $770 per kilo, the Kobe beef has a heavy marbling of fat that adds to the flavor of this legendary meat
What's the difference between wagyu and Kobe beef?
What's the difference between wagyu and Kobe beef? "Wagyu" just means "Japanese Beef." "Kobe beef" means beef from registered farms in Hyogo prefecture, of which Kobe is the capital city. This particular beef is from "Kobe Oi", one of the famous butcher shops in Kobe. The price is in Yen per 100 grams; ¥2,000 per 100 gm is, very roughly, $120 a pound. (If I did the math right :))
SHABU HOUSE, San Francisco (USA). Best Japanese beef fondue I've had in San Francisco. Try the ginger chicken broth base Shabu and the tempura soft-shell crab salad. Reasonable pricing, but almost always full, so be sure to reserve a table in advance.
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"The 7-7-7 Kobe Beef and Maine Lobster burger"....At Paris Las Vegas’ Le Burger Brasserie is the high roller’s choice. In a city where fortunes are made and lost quickly, this over-the-top hamburger fits right in. They start with the world’s most sought-after Japanese beef, top it with brie cheese, pancetta and eight ounces of Maine lobster, and douse it with 100-year-aged balsamic vinegar. And to wash it down, a bottle of Dom Perignon. All for $777, one good night at the tables.
Wagyu steak Price: $2,800 for a rib eye cut The cattle that provide this special beef is definitely a cut above the rest. The most elite form of Wagyu steak comes from Kobe beef, derived from cows raised in Hyogo, Japan. Apparently, this pampered bovine breed dines on beer and receives massages to ensure the cows stay happy — and tender.