Monday, December 14, 2009

High-Priced Delicacies

This recent article and slideshow from the Huffington Post examines the "priciest foods ever." No. 1 on this list of priciest foods is the white truffle. According to HuffPost's Eve Solomon:

More expensive than any other food, let alone any other fungus, the white truffle stands at the top of the expensive food chain. These gems are so expensive because of their rarity and because truffle hunters rely on luck and pigs to find them. White truffles can cost up to $2,700 per pound.

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