The Gilded Age, Dept.
New York's $25,000 dessert sets Guinness record - Yahoo! News
So, a $25,000 chocolate sundae, available at New York City's Serendipity 3, using expensive and exotic cocoas, infused with edible 23-karat gold, served in a goblet lined with edible gold, at the base of which is an 18-karat gold bracelet studded with white diamonds, the contents of said goblet to be eaten, along with gold-covered whipped cream and a side of $2,600/pound truffles, with a gold spoon decorated with white and chocolate-colored diamonds.
If I hear a fiddle being played, does it mean the whole shithouse is going up in flames?
-Taste my sword, decadent American fool!!