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Gold-Plated Sushi Is the Height of Luxury

And it’s just $96 per roll

Goldleaf sushi RocketNews24

Top-quality sushi is already a favorite cuisine for loaded diners looking to splash some cash. For those Wall Street bankers, professional athletes, and A-list Hollywood types who want to take their indulgence to a new high, here is a sushi roll wrapped in edible gold leaf.

Look at this beauty. One couldn’t be blamed for assuming it’s nothing more than a cylindrical gold brick that fell off a Brink’s truck. But, no, it’s a sushi roll, available “in the basement of the Shinjuku Isetan” in Tokyo, according to RocketNews24. The price tag is 10,800 yen, which translates to roughly $96 USD. That’s a bargain considering everything packed inside:

Tuna from Oma, Aomori

Japanese puffer fish from Hyogo

Red sea bream from Nagasaki

Longtooth Grouper from Nagasaki

Oval squid from Nagasaki

Kuruma prawn from Ehime

Steamed abalone from Miyazaki

Boiled conger eel from Miyazaki

Boiled horsehair crab from Hokkaido

Salted herring roe from Hokkaido

Salmon roe pickled in soy sauce from Hokkaido

Raw sea urchin from Hokkaido

Some of the world’s finest seafood surrounded by everyone’s favorite precious metal sounds like an appropriate meal for Gilded Age throwback President Donald Trump. Although, considering his taste in food, maybe a gold-plated, well-done steak would be a safer bet.

Behold a 10,000-Yen Sushi Roll Covered in Gold! [RN24]
All Rich People Things [E]

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