Video Of The Week — Behold The $2,000 Pizza!

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Photo Credit: Industry Kitchen

The fact that New Yorkers take their pizza seriously is well-known. Pizzeria owners are always striving to create the sauciest, cheesiest, and crunchiest pies to delight their customers. Now, Industry Kitchen, a South Street Seaport restaurant, has upped the ante with “the fance’za” — a pizza so decadent, it will set back the consumer $2,000 USD.

So what can one expect for this astronomical price? A pie made from a special dough that is infused with squid ink and topped with some of the world’s finest and most expensive delicacies. These include foie gras and truffles from France, Ossetra caviar harvested from the Caspian Sea, and stilton cheese imported from England. However, what makes the pie unique is the generous sprinkling of edible 24K gold strips and flakes added on before it is baked to perfection in the restaurant’s wood-fired oven. The result, according to the restaurant’s executive chef and creator Braulio Bunay, is a pizza that is “the epitome of decadence.”

Photo Credit: Industry Kitchen

There is no word about how many of “the fance’za” pies, which have to be ordered 48 hours in advance, have been sold since the pizza was introduced late last year. But if we were to guess, it is probably in the low, single digits!

Resources: townandcountry.org, odditycentral.com

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1036 Comments
  • wolfieland
    wolfielandFriday, July 10, 2020 at 8:29 am
    wow thats expecive
    • iamgood
      iamgoodThursday, July 9, 2020 at 5:03 pm
      I would just get a pepperoni pizza
      • animereina2020
        animereina2020Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 7:36 pm
        Ehhh... I'd like any other pizza 🍕
        • lovetoread26
          lovetoread26Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 8:21 am
          I wouldn't exactly call it a delicacy....
          • lolatheute
            lolatheuteSunday, June 7, 2020 at 7:32 am
            Ummm okay..,..
            • bookfan2008
              bookfan2008Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 6:15 am
              That's pretty disgusting but it looks cool!
              • jolie0402
                jolie0402Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 7:14 pm
                I wouldn't try that pizza even if it's free
                • jolie0402
                  jolie0402Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 7:13 pm
                  How can you eat gold leaves and flakes?
                  • queen_strong
                    queen_strongMonday, June 1, 2020 at 9:51 am
                    grosss but awesome!!!1
                    • lolipoperz
                      lolipoperzWednesday, May 20, 2020 at 5:36 am
                      Good won't taste good on pizza🍕