$360 Surf and Turf Goes for the Gold

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If, in the next month or so, you're in Los Angeles and feeling hungry, and you happen to have a few hundred bucks burning a hole in your designer blue jeans, you may want kick your appetite Beverly Hills-style: Snack on gold.

From now until the end of October, Oliverio at Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills, is offering deep-pocketed diners a $360 Golden Surf and Turf, so named not only because it prominently features golden-hued saffron risotto, but also because it includes, yep, pure gold.

You ought to get some kind of precious metal for that kind of coin, after all.

The extra-extravagant indulgence features seven ounces of Kagoshima A5 Wagyu beef that has been gilded (mmm ... hmm) resting regally alongside one half ounce of Golden Russian Osetra caviar on a pillow of golden saffron risotto.

"The dish is inspired by a traditional offering from Milan, which features saffron risotto and braised veal," Oliverio Executive Chef Mirko Paderno told the Los Angeles Times. "We wanted to go with a twist on a classic dish that incorporates true Beverly Hills luxury and elegance."

Ah yes, they did.

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