The Most Expensive Sandwich Ever…Until Now Eick August 30, 2007 Sandwiches 3 Comments Serious Eats blogs about a new contender for the most expensive sandwich throne. The London department store Selfridges introduced the “MacDonald” in 2006 (cost:$170) which was believed to be the world’s most expensive. But the Cliveden in Berkshire started serving the “von Essen Platinum Club Sandwich” (cost:$200) a couple months ago. Does either sound appealing to you? If so, which one? The MacDonald consists of wagyu beef, fresh lobe foie gras, black-truffle mayonnaise, brie de Meaux, rocket (arugula), red pepper and mustard confit and English plum tomatoes and is served on a 24-hour fermented sour dough bread: The Essen Platinum Club Sandwich comes layered with jamon Iberico (spanish pork) that has been air-aged for 30 months. On top of that is piled poulet de Bresse (fancy-pants French chicken), “a generous 10g” of white truffles, quail eggs, and semi-dried Italian tomatoes. Like the “Macdonald,” it is also served on 24-hour fermented sour dough bread, but cut much thinner to accommodate the three slices needed for a traditional club sandwich: The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Live in DC? Do More Tomorrow! - June 5, 2013 Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 3 Responses joe from tampa July 1st, 2011 neither of those looks very tasty to me, but based on the ingredients i’d pay ~30$,because that’s all they’re worth lol. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.