$175 hamburger on Wall Street - CNN.com
NEW YORK (AP) -- Despite the economic downturn, a Lower Manhattan restaurant is now offering a $175 hamburger.
The opulent and extravagant burger is made of Japanese Kobe beef, topped with gold flakes, black truffles, a thick slab of seared foie gras and aged Gruyere cheese.
Wall Street Burger Shoppe co-owner Heather Tierney thinks of it as "a work of art."
Tierney says the item attracts Wall Street types who down a few beers and then fork over $175 (euro112) to "show off in front of their friends.