In a time of rotten politics and government headed by Wall Street fat cats, when us plebes are allowed some luxury, why not enjoy? Recently at work, I was asked to prepare a truffle-themed party that started with five tins of the most luscious tasting Osetra caviar. This was followed by truffled porcini risotto, foie gras and black truffled Rossini beef filet. Oh, and the wine! The guests certainly had a good party. So did I, getting to sip a bit of this $1400 dollar bottle of Exchézeaux,chouette! Here's what it all looked like.
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