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: