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Behold The $5000 Burger! [Pic]

Lets face it, America has a borderline dangerous obsession with the burger. Restraining order status. With limitless variations and recipes the burger has become a medium for restaurants to concoct entire menus from. Coastal varieties like Californias In-n-Out burger and New Yorks Shake Shack have established themselves by highlighting one delicious patty served in a variety of styles, but leave it to Fabulous Las Vegas to really take things up a notch. Fleur, a restaurant located in the Mandalay Bay Hotelnow has a $5,000 burger on the menu. The burger is made of wagyu beef with foie gras, full black truffles, a truffle soaked bun and served with a bottle of 1995 Chateau Petrus. Happy feasting.

And SURPRISE it”s not from Mcdonald”s!

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Date: 05/02/14 01:30 PM

18 Responses to Behold The $5000 Burger! [Pic]

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8012 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 1:07 pm
    Link: Behold The $5000 Burger! - And SURPRISE it`s not from Mcdonald`s!
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    747Pilot Male 18-29
    1455 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 1:32 pm
    too much
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    DavidXJ Male 30-39
    1103 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 1:34 pm
    Me eating that would be pearls before swine. I`d probably think "yeah, it`s alright, but I`d have enjoyed a Whopper and large Dr. Pepper just as much."
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    BlackHaze Male 18-29
    194 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 2:43 pm
    It just looks so disgusting... I think the people who appreciate this kind of food don`t eat hamburgers.
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
    7033 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    To be fair, you`re paying mostly for one ingredient. You see the chocolate shake in the last photo? It`s made from chilled unicorn diarrhea. Very hard to get and pricey. They say it tastes a bit nutty ...

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    piratefish Male 40-49
    675 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 4:42 pm
    This level of excess is just disgusting. I hope whoever orders it, chokes on it.
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    mykunter Male 40-49
    2423 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 5:33 pm
    To be fair, that bottle of wine averages $2,410
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    CynicalGamer Male 40-49
    450 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 5:43 pm
    "America has a borderline dangerous obsession with the burger" Really? How so?
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14455 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 9:53 pm
    expensive food is in poor taste when people go hungry.
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
    2297 posts
    May 2, 2014 at 11:55 pm
    I`ve had a Wagyu burger before, very tasty, not worth the money.
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    Sleepyhallow Male 50-59
    1983 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 12:13 am
    And at the end of the meal the patron who orders this should be quietly shot in the back of the head and his body dumped on Wall Street as a warning to the rest of the greedy douchbags.
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    abby0315 Female 30-39
    1167 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 1:34 am
    Nope, I`d rather have a homemade hamburger made from scratch and I can put anything I want on it. Saying that, I don`t really go crazy with the toppings either.
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    6277 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 4:33 am
    They may have it on the menu, but is anybody buying it?
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    broizfam Male 60-69
    4668 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 6:00 am
    I`m with abby regarding burgers. Plain with some onion, maybe, and ketchup. Others like more, of course. This concoction looks awful and is stupid. I have a feeling I`d also prefer to eat at McDonald`s than at the type of place that comes up with this.
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    pumba62 Male 40-49
    1018 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 11:13 am
    My home made burger.... pan fired burger( salt and pepper to taste) caramelized onions.... Montreal Smoked meat (a couple of slices) ...provolone cheese...Dill relish.....yellow mustard.....on a toasted Onion bun.......yummy!!!!....
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    pumba62 Male 40-49
    1018 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 11:16 am
    $5000 for a burger???? There better be someone nearby eating a hotdog!!!! If ya know what I mean!!!!
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    mykunter Male 40-49
    2423 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 3:56 pm
    IT`S THE WINE! Click the link, people... jeez.

    You can get the burger for 70 bucks

    fleur burger* wagyu beef, brioche, pomme frites 35
    add foie gras and truffle 35
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    PopCap Male 30-39
    730 posts
    May 3, 2014 at 11:01 pm
    A truly great burger is not thicker than the bun. Wasted Wagyu.

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