$1000 Frittata

How do you draw attention to your hotel restaurant?

Well, if you’re Le Parker Meridien hotel on West 57th St in Manhattan, you sell an omelette for $1000.

As the AP article says:

“The omelet, which debuted May 5 and is billed as the “Zillion Dollar Frittata,” has six eggs, a lobster and – here’s the kicker – 10 ounces of sevruga caviar. The restaurant pays $65 an ounce for the caviar, according to Norma’s general manager, Steven Pipes.

“Since we knew it was going to be a very expensive dish, we decided to have some fun with it,” Pipes told the News. “It’s not just a gimmick, though. It tastes good.”

Not a gimmick? Yeah right. Then how come no one has ordered it yet?

If you feel like making it at home, here’s the recipe:

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