You've heard of gold dispensing ATMs, exotic pets (shhh) and even super cars in Dubai. If you think that's as flashy and OTT as it gets here, think again! A Dubai diner's recent post is proof that luxury extends to the food and beverage scene as well. Hassan Siddiqi's tweeted a picture from his dinner at the opulent Burj Al Arab and what you see on his table is a gold bottle of sparkling apple juice infused with edible gold flakes. The price tag: $150. Would you splurge AED 550 on apple juice?
— Hassan Siddiqi (@hassan_siddiqi) June 21, 2016
It's usually offered when the hotel isn't serving alcohol
Some other equally fancy 'gold' dishes you can find in Dubai
Fortnum & Mason's Gold Sundae is generous scoops of ice-cream topped with caviar and gold leaf.
The Golden Cake at TWG might grab all the attention, but it's the gold-coated Yellow Gold Tea that's the big deal. It costs AED 998 a pot.
This might not be made of gold, but hey it's covered in gold coloured roses. Introducing the chocolate fudge cake from Bloomsbury's.