This $120 Philly Cheesesteak Is the Most Expensive in the US

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We usually pay, what, $6 or $7 for a cheesesteak in Philly, and you have a LOT of options... but would you ever buy a $120 cheesesteak. Yes, one cheesesteak for $120! Barclay Prime is offering it, and it looks good bro, but.... $120??? That's a bit much, don't ya think?

NBC10 reports:

"The menu at Barclay Prime in Philadelphia boasts luxurious ingredients like wagyu ribeye, foie gras and truffled cheese, and the treats are used in the restaurants $120 Philly cheesesteak — the most expensive in America, according to a new episode of CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich."

Executive Chef Mark Twersky starts with waygu, a famously tender Japanese beef. The meat costs $75 per pound and is guaranteed with a certificate of authenticity. He adds the beef to a sesame roll with foie gras mousse and truffle butter, adding a few extra truffles for good measure.

Then the sandwich is laden with the Italian Caciotta al Tartufo cheese, which is a blend of cow's milk, sheep's milk and truffles."

#nationalcheesesteakday? Of course. The Barclay Prime Cheesesteak: wagyu ribeye, foie gras, truffled cheese whiz. 😉 // 📷: @snaveassiram ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #visitphilly #foobooz #cheesesteak #rittenhouse

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